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LIVE - 30th Annual Agricultural Law Seminar

Presented by the ISBA Agricultural Law Section
Co-sponsored by the ISBA Mineral Law Section and ISBA Energy, Utilities, Telecom & Transportation Section

Friday, June 28, 2024
Double Tree by Hilton
10 Brickyard Drive
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

6.0 hours MCLE credit

Join us at ISBA’s 30th Annual Agricultural Law Seminar to get all the information you need on a variety of hot topic issues, including estate planning for the Illinois farmer, the energy issues impacting Illinois landowners, and how to advise your clients on the trucking and transportation issues they may encounter. Agricultural law attorneys, real estate lawyers, trusts and estates lawyers, and general practitioners with intermediate levels of practice experience who attend this seminar will better understand:
  • The judicial and legislative updates you need to know;
  • Wind and solar contract issues;
  • How to advise drainage districts to ensure compliance with statutory requirements; and
  • The new Corporate Transparency Act.

Program Coordinator/Moderator:
Andrew G. White, Bellatti, Barton, Cochran & White, LLC, Springfield

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Estate Tax Update: Planning for Illinois Farm Estates in 2024 and Beyond
Michael G. Barton, Bellatti, Barton, Cochran & White, LLC, Springfield

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Representing Drainage Districts: Assessments to Rights-of-Way
H. Allen Yow, Rammelkamp Bradney, Jacksonville

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break (beverages provided)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Hot Topics in Agricultural Law
Garrett Thalgott, Illinois Farm Bureau, Bloomington

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
Sponsored by Farm Credit Illinois

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Energy Issues Impacting Illinois Landowners
Charles Y. Davis, Brown Hay & Stephens, Springfield
Laura Harmon, Illinois Farm Bureau, Bloomington
Jeffrey L. Terry, Schmiedeskamp Robertson Neu & Mitchell LLP, Quincy

2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break (refreshments provided)
Sponsored by Farmers National Company

2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Trucking and Transportation Issues for Illinois Farmers: Regulation, Licensing, and Liability
Matthew S. Hefflefinger, Chartwell Law, Peoria

3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Corporate Law Update and the New Corporate Transparency Act
William J. Bradley
, Law Group, Ltd., Vandalia

Please Note: Your registration includes access to electronic PDF course materials only. Please bring a laptop, tablet, or phone to the program - as well as your ISBA login credentials - to access the course materials during this seminar. You may also download or print the materials prior to the seminar. Printed course materials may be purchased when registering for the seminar, but will not be mailed out to you until after the program so that they contain all final handouts.

Purchase Printed Course Materials

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  • I will comply with all state and CDC guidance related to hand sanitation, social distancing, and use of face coverings as appropriate for my vaccination status;
  • If applicable, I will follow more stringent local or venue requirements regarding hand sanitation, distancing, vaccination, testing, and face coverings in place at the location, and at the time of, the meeting.
  • I will not attend the event or program if I have tested positive for COVID-19, am experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19. If at any time I begin to experience symptoms of COVID-19, or am in contact with someone experiencing symptoms, I will immediately leave the event or program;
  • I understand that there is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place or gathering, and that recommended safety protocols continue to evolve. I agree to waive and release any and all claims I, or my guests, may have against the ISBA arising out of or connected in any way with exposure to Covid-19 (and its variants) at the event or program.

Program Information

  • An additional $15 fee is charged for registrations on or after Thursday, June 20, 2024
  • Please Note: MCLE credit is available to registrants only on the day of this live event – and you must attend the entire program to earn MCLE credit. All registrants will receive access to a recording of the event a few days after the program, but credit is NOT available for the recording.
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