Hilton Garden Inn Evansville
220 Eagle Crest Drive
Evansville, IN 47715
Behavioral Ethics: 1.00
Business Law: 6.00
Course book included with all formats
Handle Your Clients' Farm Business Legal Issues
Farming is hard, time-consuming work, and the last thing a farmer needs is to be tied up in legal issues. Help your clients run vibrant businesses by ensuring that they are operating within the legal bounds of the law. From drafting farm land leases to negotiating agricultural contracts, give your clients more time in their fields and less time in their offices. Register today!
This intermediate level program is designed for attorneys. It will also benefit accountants and paralegals.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Indiana Supreme Court Office of Admissions & Continuing Education. Participating attorneys are eligible to receive up to 6.0 hours of CLE credit, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics. Newly admitted attorneys may receive 6.0 hours of new attorney CLE.
including - Behavioral Ethics: 1.00 Business Law: 6.00
NBI, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. This program is designed to qualify for 7.0 hours (based on 50 minute credit hour) of continuing professional education credit for accountants. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint, refund and program cancellation, please contact our offices at (800) 930-6182.
This is an Intermediate level program presented in a group live setting. Accountants should have a basic understanding of drafting farm land leases to negotiating agricultural contracts. No advanced preparation is required. Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to: 1. Identify two ethical best practices. 2. Describe farm land transactions. 3. List practical tax planning tips for farmers. 4. Describe the ins and outs of land leases. 5. Recall best practices for negotiating and drafting farm-related contracts. Field(s) of Study -- Business Law; Behavioral Ethics.
DAVID J. AMBERS has been in the private practice of law since 1990 and he focuses on real estate, construction, agriculture and creditor/debtor relations with an emphasis on construction defect and mold litigation. He earned his A.A.S. degree from Purdue University, School of Technology; his B.A. degree from Purdue University, School of Humanities; and his J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis. (Mishawaka location)
LINDA L. CHEZEM serves of counsel at Foley Peden & Wisco, P.A. She was consecutively appointed to the Lawrence County Court, the Lawrence County Circuit Court, and the Indiana Court of Appeals for a total of 22 years of service. Ms. Chezem is a professor emerita at Purdue University’s School of Agriculture. She presently holds an adjunct appointment at Indiana University’s School of Medicine. Ms. Chezem works on federal, state and local policy on agriculture, alcohol, and related rural health issues. She has been particularly interested in agricultural law and rural communities. Ms. Chezem earned her B.S. degree from Indiana State University and her J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law. (Evansville location)
MICHAEL LANGEMEIER is a professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University. Mr. Langemeier joined Purdue University in July 2012. His extension and research interests include cropping systems, benchmarking, strategic management, cost of production, and technical and economic efficiency. Mr. Langemeier's research has focused on the efficiency of farms and ranches, and crop and livestock enterprise production costs and efficiency. He has also conducted research related to tillage systems, biomass crops, and the tradeoff between crop rotation profitability and water quality. Prior to arriving at Purdue, Mr. Langemeier spent 22 years in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University. In addition to working on extension and research projects, he taught courses in economic theory and farm management and worked closely with the Kansas Farm Management Association. Mr. Langemeier also conducted workshops for feed mill managers, emphasizing the importance of tracking financial performance, benchmarking and capital budgeting. In addition to conducting numerous workshops and presenting extension and research information to numerous audiences in the United States, he has conducted workshops and given presentations in Australia, China, Ecuador, Ireland, Germany, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa and Tanzania. Mr. Langemeier is currently involved in agribenchmark, an international benchmarking group centered in Germany. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His doctorate is from Purdue University. Mr. Langemeier’s family operates farms in eastern Nebraska. (Evansville and Mishawaka locations)
BRIANNA J. SCHROEDER is an attorney at Janzen Agricultural Law, LLC. She grew up on a family farm in northeastern Indiana. Ms. Schroeder focuses her legal practice working for farmers and agribusinesses. She has litigated complex environmental and agricultural matters, including insurance coverage, regulatory compliance, tort claims, zoning appeals, and employment claims. Ms. Schroeder negotiates and drafts contracts for agricultural companies and farms, including farm leases, employment agreements, sales agreements, and privacy contracts. She is licensed in Indiana and Illinois and has represented a wide variety of clients from start-up companies and livestock farmers to large agricultural businesses, trade groups, and municipalities. Ms. Schroder has authored numerous articles and given presentations on a variety of topics, including livestock operations, the Clean Water Act, Swampbuster, employment issues in agricultural businesses, fence law, drainage issues, land application leases, wetlands compliance, agri-tourism, food law, and insurance coverage. She earned her B.S. degree, cum laude, from Carthage College; her M.S. degree from Valparaiso University; and her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Valparaiso University School of Law. (Mishawaka location)
SETH ZIRKLE is a member with Jackson Kelly PLLC, and has broad experience representing a wide range of clients in all areas related to the acquisition, development, leasing, financing, and sale of commercial and residential real estate. As a licensed title agent, Mr. Zirkle regularly conducts title examinations and works with agency counsel to resolve puzzling underwriting issues. In addition to his real estate practice, he routinely counsels clients on creative, and yet practical, solutions to business issues, including entity formation, reorganization, and asset purchase or sale transactions. Mr. Zirkle received his J.D. degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (honors in health law) and his undergraduate degree from Wabash College (cum laude). (Evansville location)