Sample Mediation Chapter from the New Family Law Book

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I’m excited to share a sample chapter of my newest book, “Onward and Upward:  Guide for Getting Through Divorce & Family Law Issues.”  You can find my chapter on Mediation, here or here. Mediation can be a great form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) to help people through any type of family law dispute including child custody and parenting time disputes, …

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How to Get LinkedIn– Social Media Guide for Beef Producers

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With efforts spearheaded by Jena Swanson, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s (“NCBA”) Young Producer’s Council (“YPC”) has authored another social media guide for young beef producers concentrating on LinkedIn.  Other authors of the guide include myself, Jesse Bussard, Brandi Buzzard and Katy Starr.  This particular guide can be helpful for folks in other segments in the agriculture industry as well …

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My Presentation at AALA Regarding My Technology Choices in My Law Practice

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I spoke at the American Agriculture Law Association‘s (“AALA”) Annual Agriculture Law Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee on my own technology choices in my law practice  You can view my presentation below. [slideshare id=14673383&doc=mytechnologychoicesinmyaglawpractice-121010142927-phpapp01] In case you missed it, this article in the American Bar Association (“ABA”) GP Solo magazine gives a brief overview of my technology choices.

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More Than a Handshake – Embryo Transfer Contracts For The Livestock Industry

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Happy Fourth of July from NYC! I posted two articles on JD Supra regarding why the beef industry (and the livestock industry) needs to have written embryo transfer contracts. As an aside, I have been contacted several times over the last year about whether I charge for articles or a regular monthly column.  I write when I have time.  If …

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“Social Media 101”

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The Angus Journal had an article this month titled “Social Media 101” that mentioned that social media guides that I helped develop for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (“NCBA”) Young Producer’s Council (“YPC”) (@YPCBeef) along with a great crew of volunteers.  You can read my previous post on the guides here.  You can also find the guides on my JD …

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New to Twitter? Information for #Ag Tweeps

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I posted a few articles today on JD Supra about Twitter that might be of interest to some of you: A Two-Month Twitter Challenge:  Why #Agriculture Producers Should Be on Twitter; Twitter Etiquette:  So What Are the Rules?; #Agriculture Hashtags To Follow and Use on Twitter; and, Discussion Groups on Twitter for the #Agriculture Industry. If you are already on …

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Investigations By Non-Police Officers for Animal Abuse: Has Your Livestock Operation Developed a Plan?

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Over the last six months, I have been blogging a lot about livestock animal welfare issues.  Last month, I wrote this blog that contained a checklist for New York livestock producers when they are confronted by a peace officer that wants to investigate their property for animal abuse.  Today I posted this article on JD Supra that describes in more …

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Twitter 101 for Agriculture Producers

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Over the last few months I have been mentioning Twitter a lot on this blog.  I believe that Twitter is the best place to get breaking news and share ideas.  I developed a quick guide to Twitter for agriculture producers this morning.  It is available on JD Supra here.  I believe that Twitter is an important forum for agriculture producers …

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Livestock Animal Cruelty Laws in Connecticut

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Over the last month or two, I have been blogging about livestock animal cruelty laws in New York.  However, Connecticut has a similar statute that proscribes the neglect of livestock animals.  Pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53-247(a), livestock producers in Connecticut can be prosecuted for the failure to provide necessary food, water, shelter and veterinary care.  Thus far, horse …

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Livestock Animal Cruelty Law Article

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I recently wrote a livestock animal cruelty article addressing farm animal welfare issues in New York.  The article discusses five defensive moves that New York livestock producers should make to help prevent criminal prosecution.  Though the article is state specific, the article is informative to livestock producers all over the country. If you would like specific information on livestock animal …

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Part II: Debrief from NYFB Farm Animal Welfare Conference

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At the New York Farm Bureau (“NYFB”) farm animal welfare conference, Mr. McNally and myself had the opportunity to address farm animal cruelty laws here in New York.  I discussed the laws from a defense standpoint while Mr. McNally was knowledgeable from the prosecution side.  My outline that was provided to conference attendees is available on JD Supra here. As …

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