Webinar: Food Innovation & Food Labeling; Policy and Legal Issues for Plant-Based Foods and Cell-Cultured Meat

Food innovations can provide alternatives to traditional agricultural products, such as meat and dairy.  These include plant-based products that already have been commercially available for many years, and new innovations such as cell-cultured protein.  While consumers can benefit from having more choices, there have been concerns over the existing and future marketing of these products.  […]

Featured Member: Stephanie Bradley Fryer

Employer: Owner and Attorney at Stephanie Bradley Fryer PLLC and Associate Attorney at Rincker Law PLLC Education and Work Experience: B.S. Animal Science, Meat Science Certificate, Texas A&M University M.S. Agricultural Economics with an emphasis on Land Economics and Real Estate, Texas A&M University J.D. Texas A&M University County Executive Director, Floyd County Farm Service […]

Featured Member: Ashley Ellixson

Employer: United Dairymen of Arizona Education and Work Experience: After completing a B.S. in Business Finance at Arizona State University, Ashley attended Texas Tech University School of Law where she received a J.D. with a certificate of Science, Engineering, and Technology Law before moving on to receive an LL.M. in Agricultural and Food Law from […]

Webinar: The Current Antitrust Spotlight on Agriculture: What You Need to Know

Over the last decade, many agricultural sectors have been the subject of civil antitrust law suits, including eggs, potatoes, mushrooms, beef, pork, chicken, tuna, and turkey. Perceived spreads between consumer prices and the amount paid to growers by processors and packers for supply have also triggered greater regulatory scrutiny. Recently, the Department of Justice has […]

Featured Member: Kitt Tovar Jensen

Employer:  Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation at Iowa State University Education and Work Experience: Iowa State University, B.S. Animal Science (2014) Drake University Law School, J.D. with honors (2018) University of Arkansas School of Law, LL.M. Food and Agricultural Law (expected 2021) Staff Attorney at CALT (2018-present) How did you get interested/involved in agriculture […]

AALA CLE Webinar: You Said What to Whom? An Attorney-Client Privilege Update

This webinar includes Jeffrey N. Brown, Senior Litigator and Kimberly M. Bousquet, both of Thompson Coburn LLP. The two panelists will speak about primers for the creation of the attorney-client privilege, the role of in-house counsel, procedural processes, sharing information, JV transactions, third party reports, ownership transfer issues, and the government’s role. Please note: 1. […]

2020 Annual Educational Symposium

It’s still happening! Virtual AND in-person options available!  AALA will host its 41st Annual Agricultural Law Educational Symposium on November 12-14 2020, in Kansas City, MO.           Attendees may earn up to 3 CLE credits for Thursday and up to 10 credits of CLE (including 1 ethics hour) for Friday-Saturday. Our […]

Featured Member: Kelcy Schaunaman

Employer:   In May, I graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Law, and I am currently studying for the South Dakota Bar Exam.  In August, I plan to move to Washington, D.C., and pursue a career in agricultural law and policy Education and Work Experience: University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D. – […]

2021 Candidates for President-elect and AALA Directors

AALA Members may now vote in the 2021 Election for President-elect and AALA Directors until 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2021. President -Elect Jeff Peterson Jeff Peterson is a partner with Lathrop GPM LLP out of its St. Cloud, Minnesota office.  Jeff practices in the areas of commercial transactions, creditor’s rights, bankruptcy, and agricultural […]