Agricultural Lawyer in Wichita

We’ve Forgotten More About Agricultural Law than Most Lawyers Will Ever Know

The agribusiness lawyers at HARTENSTEIN POOR LLC have forgotten more about agricultural law than most lawyers will ever know. They have a firm grasp on the corporate, contractual, transactional, tax, regulatory and environmental issues facing agricultural producers, agricultural service providers, cooperatives and value-added enterprises.

Agricultural Law Attorney in WichitaSome Examples of Recent Agribusiness Matters Handled by the Attorneys:

  • Represented Minority Interests in Biofuel Plant Acquisition
  • Served as Due Diligence Advisor in Acquisition of Grain Elevators & Feed Mills
  • Handled CAFO Site Selection & Permitting
  • Counsel in USDA FSA National Appeals
  • Prepared Farm Estate and Succesion Plan for Multi-State Operator
  • Represented Livestock Producer in Animal Welfare Criminal Prosecution

Rural Roots

Although our firm is located in downtown Wichita, our personnel have rural roots and agricultural backgrounds. Attorney Eric Hartenstein grew up with a Flint Hills ranch. Attorney Scott B. Poor grew up in rural Southwest Kansas. As a result, HARTENSTEIN POOR LLC understands agribusiness. Attorney Scott B. Poor speaks nationally on legal issues and topics related to agribusiness.

Serving Agricultural Producers and Value-Added Industries

HARTENSTEIN POOR LLC represents landowners, farmers and ranchers. We provide a full range of legal services for livestock, grain and produce companies.

Services for Agricultural Producers:

  • Real Estate Transations & Agricultural Leases
  • Business Structure & Entity Formation
  • Farm Estate & Succession Planning
  • USDA Programs
  • Groundwater & Irrigation Issues
  • Farm Labor Issues
  • Ag Loans & Workouts
  • Chapter 12 Bankruptcies

HARTENSTEIN POOR LLC handles value-added projects such as feedlots, CAFOs, meat processing plants, feed and grain mills, cotton gins, bio-refineries and food and beverage production facilities.

Services for Value-Added Industries:

  • Feasibility & Strategic Planning
  • CAFO Project Finance & Development
  • Biofuel Project Finance & Development
  • Land Use & Environmental Permitting
  • Utility & Railroad Agreements
  • Tax Credits & Incentives
  • Regulatory Compliance & Government Affairs

HARTENSTEIN POOR LLC attorneys are experienced litigators with more than a dozen published decisions. As former senior government officials, our personnel have previously served as litigation counsel to the Kansas Department of Agriculture, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. Additionally, our personnel have previously represented the State of Kansas as EPA Region VII liaison.

Why Choose Us?

  • Over 40 years of experience
  • Former corporate executives and senior government officials
  • Support of entrepreneurship and economic development