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April 21-22, 2016

Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis, TN
Co-sponsored by the National Sea Grant Law Center and the National Agricultural Law Center

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Agenda

Thursday, April 21
6:30-8:30 pm Welcome Dinner at The Rendezvous Restaurant, 52 S. Second Street, Memphis, TN
Join us for our “BBQ & Beer” dinner reception at one of downtown Memphis’ most famous restaurants (cost included in registration)
Friday, April 22
7:30 am Registration
8:00 am Welcome & Announcements
8:15-9:15 am Agricultural & Environmental Law Update:  Recent Trends and Developments
Moderator: Harrison Pittman, Director, National Agricultural Law Center, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
Rusty Rumley, Senior Staff Attorney, National Agricultural Law Center
Stephanie Otts, Director, National Sea Grant Law Center, University of Mississippi School of Law
Alexandra Chase, Law Fellow, National Sea Grant Law Center, University of Mississippi School of Law
Peggy Kirk Hall, Director, Agricultural & Resource Law Program, The Ohio State University
Ross Pifer, Director, Center for Agricultural & Shale Law, Penn State Law
9:15-10:00 am Lenders, Lawyers, and their Farmers: Managing Risk in a Faltering Ag Economy
Greg Cole, President and CEO of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services
Bill Bridgforth, Partner, Ramsay, Bridgforth, Robinson, and Raley LLP (Pine Bluff, Arkansas)
10:00-10:15 am Break
10:15-11:00 am Lenders, Lawyers, and their Farmers (con’t)
11:00 am-12:00 pm When the Clock is Ticking:  Handling an Ag Bankruptcy
James W. Berry, Berry Law Firm (Rayville, Louisiana)
12:00-1:15 pm Lunch (provided)
1:15-2:15 pm When the Corps & EPA Comes A-Knockin’ on the Farm:  Navigating Wetlands Issues
Sharon Marie Mattox, Mattox Law Firm (Houston, Texas)
2:15-2:30 pm Break
2:30-3:30 pm Considerations for Legal Ethics: Common Issues
Honorable Judge Brandon Harrison, Arkansas Court of Appeals, District 4, Position 1
3:30-4:00 pm Legal Issues & Liability in Agricultural Nutrient Management
Peggy Kirk Hall, Director, Agricultural & Resource Law Program, The Ohio State University


Fees

$175 for attorneys seeking CLE
$125 for "others" or attorneys NOT seeking CLE credit
$25 for students

Open Enrollment

Registration is open to all interested parties including attorneys, judges, legal assistants, and law office staff. Walk–ins will be accepted on a space–available basis. If you plan to attend and do not pre-register, please call the UM-CLE office at (662) 915-1354 or 915-6738 to determine space availability. Written materials will be given on the day of the seminar.
Pre–registration is encouraged.

Registration

Register online, by mail or by fax. Click here to register online or Download the the registration form here (PDF). To ensure enrollment for a seminar, please complete the registration process and submit your payment online or to the address listed on the form. To register by fax, please complete the form and include your VISA or MasterCard number and expiration date. The fax number is (662) 915-5267. You may also scan the form and email it to moore@olemiss.edu. Registrants will receive additional information with their confirmation notice from UM-CLE.

CLE Credit

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6 CLE credits including 1 hour of Ethics/Professionalism. Registrants seeking mandatory CLE credit from another state should contact UM-CLE in advance of the seminar.

Cancellations

Refunds will be given as follows:

  • Two business days prior to the seminar, registration fee less a $25 administrative charge.
  • One business day prior to the seminar, materials and registration fee less $75 OR transfer the registration fee to someone else in your firm or to an upcoming CLE seminar.
  • No call, no show will receive materials only, no refunds. In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

Accommodation of Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact Renee Moore-Cain at (662) 915-6738 prior to the seminar.