Senior Faculty Specialist and Extension Legal Specialist
Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland, College Park
Education: B.S.2004, Oklahoma State University: Agricultural Economics; J.D. 2007, University of Oklahoma; LL.M. 2009, University of Arkansas: Agricultural Law; M.S. 2012, University of Arkansas: Agricultural Economics.
Areas of Expertise: Right-to-farm laws, estate planning, production contracts, property law, alternative energy leases, bankruptcy, federal farm program issues, pesticide registration, hiring practices, recreational use statutes, and general legal risk management strategies.
Honors, Associations, and Awards:
Paul Goeringer is a member of the American Agricultural Law Association and will begin a term as a board member of the AALA later in 2020, the Oklahoma Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. Goeringer has received the Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Award from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources in 2015, the AGNR Alumni Excellence in Extension Award in 2016, and the Annual Achievement Award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents due to his exceptional service. Goeringer is a leader in the Agricultural Law Education Initiative and has written over 200 informative articles relating to important legal matters for the agricultural community in Maryland.