The Medical Legal Liaison Committee is a joint committee of the San Antonio Bar Association and the Bexar County Medical Society. Comprised of attorneys and physicians, the Committee focuses on issues common to law and medicine and further deal with potential or real conflicts between members of the two organizations comprising the Committee. Committee members shall be comprised of physicians and attorneys who have an interest in medical legal affairs. The education, training, and experience of its members enables the Committee to promote cooperation between the component societies and provides advice and assistance on common issues that may affect their members. Through its resources, the Committee may make recommendations to their respective societies in order to educate and assist healthcare and legal professionals.
Purpose: To promote mutual respect, understanding and cooperation between the medical and legal professions.
The medical chair is appointed by the BCMS President. Physician members are welcome to join the committee based on your interest in medical legal situations and information. This Committee meets at various local restaurants (Dutch treat) on the fourth Thursday, quarterly, beginning in January.
The required attendance commitment for committee participation is 50%. Volunteers are asked to commit to the attendance (participation) requirement of a minimum of two meetings of this committee during the year.
2019 - May 2, August 22, November 21
2020 - January 23, April 9, August 13, November 19
Christopher Ticknor MD, Chair
David M. Siegel MD, JD, Vice Chair