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Joseph P McMenamin, MD, JD


Joseph P. McMenamin, MD, JD is a physician-attorney and the principal at McMenamin Law Offices, which represents providers in a wide array of specialties and subspecialties, but its largest single group of clients is behavioral health professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists, LCSWs, and clinical counselors. Joe graduated summa cum laude from Washington and Lee in 1974. After earning his MD at the University of Pennsylvania in 1978, he served a residency in internal medicine at Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospitals in Atlanta. He returned to Penn for Law School, finishing in 1985. During residency and law school, Joe practiced emergency medicine at community hospitals in Georgia and Pennsylvania, but since being admitted to the Bar in 1985 he has confined his activities to medico-legal consulting and to the private practice of law. For twenty years, Joe was a partner at McGuireWoods LLP, until in 2013 he founded his own law firm. He served for many years on the Boards of the Richmond Ambulance Authority and of the Medical Society of Virginia Insurance Agency.

He is board-certified in Legal Medicine, an Associate Professor of Legal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Fellow of the College of Legal Medicine. He also serves as general counsel to the Virginia Telehealth Network, and as a member of the Legal Resource Team of CTeL, the Center for Telemedicine and eHealth Law. Joe writes and lectures extensively on topics pertinent to his practice.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Joseph P. McMenamin is the principal at McMenamin Law Offices. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Joseph P. McMenamin is a member of the Board of Governors, Virginia State Bar Health Law Section.