AALA Member in the News: Garrett Couts

Garrett Couts AALA member Garrett Couts with Brady & Hamilton, LLP was recently published in the June 2022 Progressive Cattle magazine. The article discusses the topic of “Ancillary Probate” and how it may impact interstate assets.  Click here to learn more!

AALA Member in the News: Jeff Peterson

Jeff Peterson AALA President-Elect and Lathrop GPM Partner Jeff Peterson was elected to the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers’ class of Fellows. There are approximately 200 Fellows of ACCFL nationwide and Peterson is one of less than ten in Minnesota. Peterson was officially inducted as a Fellow on April 2 at the ACCFL annual […]

Symposium Awards

AALA recognizes the excellence and professionalism of its members through a series of awards that are presented annually at our Symposium. (1) Ag Law Excellence Awards: AALA began its Excellence in Agricultural Law Award in 2010 to recognize AALA members for outstanding contributions to the legal profession and the agricultural community, (2) Distinguished Service Award: The […]


AALA is inviting interested organizations to be a part of our efforts to serve the agricultural and food law and policy community, and serve as a sponsor of the 2022 AALA Agricultural Law Educational Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 43rd annual symposium will begin on Thursday, November 10th through Saturday, November 12th in New Orleans, […]

AALA Member in the News: Susan Schneider

Susan Schneider Susan Schneider recently spoke on a podcast as part of the Repast Podcast series sponsored by the Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy at UCLA! Her topic was “The Present and Future of Agricultural and Food Law”. In this episode of Repast, Michael and Diana talk with Susan Schneider, the William H. […]

Featured Member: Cort Jensen

Current employer: State of Montana and The University of Montana Law School   Education and work experience: I have been a state attorney for over twenty years (seven as the head of the Montana Consumer Protection Office, about fourteen years more as the Chief Attorney of the Montana Department of Agriculture). I have been an […]

AALA Member in the News: Victoria Whitehead

Victoria Whitehead Governor Greg Abbot Appoints Three to State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (this story was originally published here)     Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Victoria Whitehead and reappointed Sue Allen and Michael White, D.V.M. to the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for terms set to expire on August 26, 2025. The […]