Topic: Agricultural Leasing & Conservation Practices
Sarah Everhart and Anthony Gorski will discuss farm leasing, featuring a new online lease builder website resource for attorneys, landowners, and farmers.
Sarah Everhart is a Visiting Assistant Professor and Managing Director of the Agriculture Law Education Initiative at the Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore, MD. Professor Everhart also teaches in the areas of environmental law, specifically, food, farming and sustainability, land use and sustainable development, and animal law. She received her J.D. from Pace University School of Law School in 2005 and graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Washington College in 2002. Through the Agriculture Law Education Initiative, she provides educational resources, presentations and trainings to Maryland’s agricultural community. Professor Everhart serves on the Agricultural Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and previously served as Chair of the Section. Prior to academia, Professor Everhart practiced complex civil litigation for nine years. She is also a trained mediator.
Anthony G. Gorski obtained his BS in wildlife and fisheries management at Frostburg State University and his JD and a Master of Studies in environmental law at the Vermont Law School. Gorski has over 28 years of experience in environmental, agriculture, natural resources, land use, and administrative law. He provides advice and counsel to private individuals, small businesses and national/multi-national businesses, county and municipal governments and other governmental entities on diverse environmental matters. Prior to entering private practice in 1997, Gorski served as an assistant attorney general from 1991–1997, representing the Maryland Department of the Environment’s solid waste, oil control, water pollution, hazardous waste, and other programs. Since 1997, he has been in private practice in Annapolis, specializing in environmental, agriculture and land use law.