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Agriculture

Buckley Law agriculture attorneys work with a variety of agribusinesses including farms, vineyards, wineries, ranches, and processing facilities.

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Our agriculture lawyers have the experience and expertise in business law, employment law, real estate, commercial leases, land use, finance and intellectual property to handle the complex issues facing the agricultural industry today. In addition, our estate planning and family law attorneys advise the owners and mangers of agricultural businesses on planning for the transition of the family business from one generation to another and on other personal legal needs that could threaten their businesses.

Oregon and Washington Agriculture Business

We understand the opportunities and challenges faced by the agricultural sector.  By working closely with our clients in this industry, we have learned that today’s Oregon agricultural businesses are faced with increasing economic pressures and government regulations. Buckley Law helps clients navigate the array of rules and laws that affect Oregon’s most valuable industry.

Commercial Law

  • Agricultural liens
  • Contract negotiation and drafting
  • Government contracts
  • Loans and financing
  • Labor and employment
  • Tax
  • Timber contracts
  • Vineyard management, sale, and development agreements
  •  Leases and contracts
  • UCC filings

Corporate Law

  • Entity selection and formation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Regulatory compliance

Estate Planning & Administration

  • Business succession planning
  • Probate
  • Tax planning
  • Trust administration
  • Valuation of assets

Litigation

  • Business dissolutions
  • Contract and business disputes
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Employment litigation
  • Insurance claims and coverage disputes
  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Real estate litigation

Real Estate & Land Use

  • Conservation easements
  • Grazing permits and leases
  • Leases
  • Purchases and sales
  • Vineyard and winery leases and agreements
  • Water rights and water quality issues
  • Wetlands

Key Contacts

William E. Gaar

Shareholder, SPHR

Robert Le Chevallier

Shareholder / Past President

Richard A. Mario

Shareholder

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