Peterson elected chairman of Agricultural and Rural Law Section of the Minnesota Bar
NEW ULM — Fafinski Mark & Johnson, P.A. announces that attorney Jared Peterson was elected Chairman of the Agricultural and Rural Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) at the annual meeting on May 18.
As chairman, Peterson’s duties will be to preside at all the meetings of the Section, prepare and present reports to the MSBA, appoint members to committees, and perform such other duties and acts as customarily pertain to this office.
The Agricultural and Rural Law Section of the MSBA reviews and implements methods for providing quality legal services to farmers and agricultural businesses throughout Minnesota in the areas of estate planning, business law, environmental regulations, debtor/creditor law and many more. The Section has approximately 200 attorney members. Peterson had previously served as the Vice Chair for this Section.
“It was an honor to be elected Chair of the Ag & Rural Law Section of the MSBA,” said Peterson, Shareholder at Fafinski Mark & Johnson. “I hope to continue the mission of the Section to assist in the enhancement of skills for lawyers and judges in the field of ag law.”
FMJ welcomed Peterson in February 2016 and expanded the firm’s presence by opening a second office in New Ulm,. Peterson is the head of FMJ’s Agriculture group and has legal experience in all aspects of agricultural law, including general corporate and transactional matters, farm succession and estate planning, and litigation.