The Agricultural and Rural Law Section concentrates on helping lawyers serve the agricultural interests and the legal needs of rural Colorado. This includes farmers and ranchers, their lenders, suppliers and service businesses that need legal assistance. It also includes the people who live in rural areas that have the legal needs in their everyday lives.

The section plans education programs; including CLEs, articles and publications. It enhances communication among general practitioners and specialists, reports on proposed legislation, and assists lawyers in practicing in rural areas of the state.

The Agricultural and Rural Law Section defines its mission in terms of those to be served, rather than as a traditional area of substantive law. The section works with the substantive law sections of the Association and recommends to its members that they join these substantive law sections. The Agricultural and Rural Law Section does not focus on a traditional area of substantive law, but rather addresses a broad spectrum of legal issues affecting agriculture and rural Colorado. The diversity in the practices of Section members, ranging from small community practitioners to members of larger firms, allows the Section to consider a broad range of issues and to provide valuable information to Section members. 

The 2013/2014 CBA Section Chair:  E. Dwight Taylor
CBA Staff Liaison: Greg Martin, [email protected]

Follow current legislation of interest to the section

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