Featured Member: Jess Phelps

Employer: The Lyme Timber Company LP Education and Work Experience: Drake Law School J.D.; Iowa State University, B.S. How did you get interested/involved in agriculture law? My family farms in southwest Iowa and I grew up really interested in property law and land use issues related to farming operations (more specifically, historic preservation and land […]

Featured Member: Paul Goeringer

Employer:  University of Maryland Education and Work Experience: University of Arkansas, M.S. Agricultural Economics, LL.M. Agricultural Law; University of Oklahoma, J.D., Oklahoma State University, B.S. Agricultural Economics 2012 – Current, Extension Legal Specialist, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland 2008 – 2012, Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, University of […]

2019 AALA Symposium Agenda, Session Descriptions and Hand Outs

AALA will host its 40th Annual Agricultural Law Educational Symposium on November 6-9, 2019 in Washington D.C.  2019 AALA Conference Agenda  2019 AALA Session Descriptions Please see below for each session materials.  Materials for Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:00 am-11:00 am     Welcome with USDA Update Speaker: Stephen Censky; United States Deputy Secretary of Agriculture […]

October 2019 AALA Webinar

This webinar includes Jessica Horwitz, an international trade, customs and regulatory lawyer at Bennett Jones LLP in Toronto, Canada; Veronica Nigh, the International Trade and Resource Issue Economist for the American Farm Bureau Federation; and Megan Provost, Vice President of Policy and Programs at the Farm Foundation. Check out the three speaker synopses below to find […]

Featured Member: Jim Bradbury

Employer: Partner, James Bradbury, PLLC Austin*Forth Worth Education and Work Experience: 1988 Graduate of Texas A&M University, BS in Agricultural Economics 1991 Graduate cum laude Juris Doctorate University of Idaho School of Law Visiting Student, Southern Methodist University School of Law Jones Day, Dallas Texas 1991-1994 Barrett & Deacon Law Firm Jonesboro, Arkansas 1994-2000 Jackson […]

Featured Member: Ray A. Starling

   Employer: NC Chamber of Commerce    Education and Work Experience: B.S. in Agricultural Education from NC State J.D. from UNC-Chapel Hill     Work: Clerked for a State Supreme Court Justice Litigator at Hunton & Williams General Counsel, NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services General Counsel to the NC Speaker of the House […]

Featured Member: Susan Schneider

Employer: University of Arkansas School of Law Education and Work Experience: I have a J.D. degree from the University of Minnesota Law School and an LL.M. degree in Agricultural Law from the University of Arkansas School of Law. I have a decade of private practice experience representing farmers and their attorneys in specialized agricultural law […]

Featured Member: Todd Janzen

Employer: Janzen Agricultural Law LLC Education and Work Experience: Bethel College (Kansas) 1995 Indiana University School of Law 2002 Teacher, Anderson Community Schools 1996-2000 Attorney, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP 2002-2015 Attorney, Janzen Agricultural Law LLC 2015-current How did you get interested/involved in agriculture law? I grew up on a grain and livestock farm […]

AALA Member in the News: Jan Kahn

  Congratulations to our AALA member Jan Kahn, for being a recipient of the 2019 Top Dog Award!     For more information, go to http://www.fresnostate.edu/alumni/events/topdog/pastrecipients.html . For more information about Jan, go to http://kschanford.com/team/jan-l-kahn/.

2019 Student Competitions

Looking for an opportunity to travel, network, and win great prizes? Join us at the 40th Annual American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) Annual Symposium November 7-9, 2019 in Washington D.C. to hear nationally and internationally recognized experts speak on diverse topics related to agriculture, food, environment and natural resources law – and don’t miss our […]