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 […]

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 […]

AALA Member in the News: Jennifer Greenlief

Jennifer Greenlief West Virginia lawmakers pass first farm bill for the state (this story was originally published here)     The West Virginia legislature passed the state’s first-ever farm bill April 6. The bill, which will renew annually, sets the stage for easier updates and revisions to state code related to agriculture. “Our goal is […]

AALA Member in the News: Marnie Jensen

Marnie Jensen Marnie Jensen Named to The American Lawyer’s Inaugeral List of Midwest Trailblazers (this story was originally published here)   Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that partner Marnie Jensen has been named to The American Lawyer’s 2021 inaugural list of Midwest Trailblazers. Jensen, a litigator in the firm’s Food & Agribusiness group, represents clients in a variety of industries in […]

AALA Member in the New: Tony Francois

Tony Francois SD Farmer Sues USDA on Wetlands Battle (this story was originally published here)     LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) — For more than a decade, Minor County, South Dakota, farmer Arlen Foster has fought a USDA wetland determination that a puddle in the middle of one of his fields is a wetland. The agency […]

AALA Member in the News: Kitt Tovar Jensen

Kitt Tovar Jensen It’s time to reform the meatpacking industry, farmers say (this story was originally published here)   The Senate Agriculture Committee plans a hearing Wednesday on how meatpackers buy cattle and whether those practices raise the cost of some favorite barbecue meats. Many in Washington are pushing for an overhaul of the $213 […]

AALA Member in the News: Pat Dillon

  Pat Dillon Dillon Law firm purchases Traeger & Koempel in West Union (this story was originally published here) Click here for the full published story!

AALA Member in the News: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet

Tiffany Dowell Lashmet AgriLife Extension’s Owning Your Piece of Texas course now online (this story was originally published here) COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The award-winning course, Owning Your Piece of Texas: Key Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know, which has been taught across the state by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Tiffany Dowell Lashmet and team, is now […]