Guest Speaker: Paul Goeringer
Paul Goeringer is a Senior Faculty Specialist and the Extension Legal Specialist at the University of Maryland. He joined the University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics in 2012. His research and extension program is focused on agricultural leases, energy leases, landowner liability, production contracts, agricultural nuisance issues, environmental law, and estate planning issues impacting agricultural producers in Maryland. Paul has authored over two hundred articles and is a sought-after speaker on agricultural law issues.
He grew up on his family’s wheat and cattle operation in Western Oklahoma. Upon graduating from high school, Paul graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics. After graduating from OSU, Paul decided to attend law school for some strange reason still unknown to him. He graduated with a Juris Doctorate from some school in Norman, Oklahoma (also known as the University of Oklahoma). After law school, Paul received an LL.M in Agricultural Law and a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arkansas and is licensed to practice in Oklahoma. He is a Topic Area Coordinator in Agricultural Law for Southern Ag Today. He has served on several college and campus committees in his time at UMD. Paul is a past board member of the American Agricultural Law Association, an active member of the Agriculture Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, and a member of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association and the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association.