Excellence in Agricultural Law

 

Description:

The purpose of the AALA’s Excellence in Agricultural Law Award is to recognize AALA members for outstanding contributions to the legal profession and the agricultural community.  These awards may acknowledge members from professional sectors, including private practice, academia, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) .

Criteria:

The AALA Awards Committee will select recipients who have made outstanding contributions to agricultural law through any of the following:

  • Legal Representation
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • Professionalism
  • Pro Bono Service
  • Public Education Programming
  • Classroom Teaching
  • Public Policy
  • Public Service
  • Leadership

Past Recipients:

Academic Awardee Government Awardee Non-Governmental Awardee Private Practice Awardee

 

2016

 

Peggy Kirk Hall Mike Traxinger  David LeBas
2015

 

Ted Feitshans

 

Justin Schneider Tom Carrato
2014

 

Shannon Ferrell

 

Janie Hipp Stephen Carpenter Cari Rincker
2013

 

John Becker

 

Beth Crocker Mark Thornburg Ed Small
2012

 

Margaret “Peggy” Grossman

 

Ray Starling John Huffaker
2011

 

Don Uchtmann

 

David Grahn Larry Gearhardt  David Waggoner
2010

 

Harrison M. Pittman

 

 Patrick K. Costello