Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center
800 South 3rd Street
Bismarck, ND 58504
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 program has been approved by the North Dakota Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 6.0 hours of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics credit.
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. State two regulatory updates. 2. Identify two ethical best practices. 3. Describe farm land transactions. 4. Describe the ins and outs of land leases. 5. Recall best practices for negotiating and drafting farm-related contracts. 6. List practical tax planning tips for farmers. Field(s) of Study -- Business Law; Behavioral Ethics.
JESSICA A. FYRE is with AgCountry Farm Credit Services, a farmer-owned farm credit association that provides credit and financial services to farmers and ranchers in North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Ms. Fyre currently serves as SVP - general counsel where she is the principal legal advisor to the Board of Directors, chief executive officer and executive leadership team. Prior to joining AgCountry, she was with the law firm of Gray Plant Mooty in Minneapolis practicing in the areas of creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, secured transactions and agricultural law. Ms. Fyre earned her B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from North Dakota State University and her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She is admitted to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota, and is a member of the State Bar Association of North Dakota, Minnesota State Bar Association and Cass County Bar Association.
PETER KEMP is the assistant general counsel for AgCountry Farm Credit Services, a farmer-owned farm credit association that provides credit and financial services to farmers and ranchers in North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Prior to joining AgCountry, he was in private practice in Fargo, North Dakota, and with Johnson, Killen & Seiler in Duluth, Minnesota. Mr. Kemp earned his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Northwestern College and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota. He is admitted to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota, and is a member of the State Bar Association of North Dakota, Minnesota State Bar Association and Cass County Bar Association.
ASHLEY L. LIES is the principal attorney in the New Rockford law firm of Ashley Lies Law, PC. Ms. Lies has focused her practice almost exclusively in areas of real estate and estate planning/probate law. She also serves as the Wells County assistant state attorney. Ms. Lies is a frequent speaker on real estate law, real estate title law, legal risks in farming and ranching, estate planning law, and probate law. She is a member of the State Bar Association of North Dakota and the American Bar Association, and a member of both bar sections of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and Real Property Division. Ms. Lies serves as the secretary/treasurer of the Southeast Judicial District Bar Association. She earned her B.S. degree at Northern Arizona University and her J.D. degree with distinction and a certificate in Indian law at the University of North Dakota School of Law.
STEVEN J. VATNDAL has been a sole practitioner for more than 10 years, in Mankato, Minnesota, practicing in the areas of business, commercial real estate, estate planning and probate. Within those areas about two-thirds of his work is transactional and one-third is litigation. Previously, Mr. Vatndal was an associate and then partner with Gislason & Hunter, LLP, in their Mankato office, and earlier an associate with de la Mora & de la Mora in a suburb of Milwaukee. Mr. Vatndal earned his B.A. degree, with distinction, at the Morris campus of the University of Minnesota, and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Marquette University Law School. He is certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a real property law specialist, and has presented real estate seminars for the Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education program.
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