AALA Recognizes Outgoing Directors

AALA recognized and thanked two outgoing directors at the 2016 AALA Annual Educational Symposium. Shannon Ferrell and Ray Starling have volunteered their time by serving a three-year term on the Board of Directors of AALA.

Featured Member: Patrick (Pat) B. Dillon

Work: Dillon Law, Sumner, IA   Education and Work Experience: Iowa State University, Agricultural Studies, 4 years active duty as a United States Transportation Officer, Juris Doctor, Drake Law School   How did you get into Agriculture Law? “I’ve been working on the family farm for as long as I can remember.  I work with […]

Featured Member: Cari Rincker

Work: Rincker Law PLLC – a general practice law firm with concentrations in agriculture, food, and matrimonial and family law   Education: Associate’s in Agriculture Science, Lake Land College, Bachelor’s of Science in Animal Science, Texas A&M, Masters of Science Ruminant Nutrition, University of Illinois, Juris Doctor, Pace University School of Law   How did […]

Featured Member: Eldon McAfee

“I farmed before I went to law school. I was a dairy farmer for close to ten years and then I went to law school at Drake as a second career. I think the combination of an ag background and the legal education is what gives me and other ag attorneys a real advantage in working with rural clients.”

2016 President and Director Election

The AALA Nominating Committee has presented the following slate of candidates for its Board of Directors.  Three positions (the President-elect and two at-large board positions) will be elected for service from October 2016 to September 2019. Ballots were mailed to active members in July 2016 and are requested to be returned and postmarked by July 30, […]

Nominate a Member for an AALA Award

AALA recognizes the excellence and professionalism of its members through a series of awards that are presented annually at our Symposium.

2016 Annual Agricultural Law Symposium

The AALA will host its 37th Annual Agricultural Law Symposium on October 6-8, 2016 in Oklahoma City, OK at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel.

Oklahoma City is where Western roots meet urban charm. You can enjoy shopping in Stockyard City, the entertainment of Bricktown, riversport adventures of the Boathouse District, reflection at the Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum or saddle up at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. There is fun for the whole family with the Oklahoma City Zoo, the Myriad Botanical Gardens and Science Museum Oklahoma.

Sponsor the AALA Annual Symposium

Each year our sponsors help further the mission and effectiveness of AALA and its Symposium. Sponsorships at various levels may be targeted to help in a number of ways.

2015 AALA Award Recipients

Maureen Kelly Moseman was honored with The AALA Distinguished Service Award, which is given annually to an AALA member for contributions to the organization and to agricultural law. The award recipient, chosen by the three most recent award winners, is selected based upon consistent demonstration of dedication to furthering the development of agricultural law, strengthening the legal profession, increasing the size and influence of AALA, and fulfilling the law-related information needs of lawyers and citizens alike.