The Arnstein & Lehr Agriculture group represents farmers, ranchers and nursery growers in a variety of matters, ranging from tax and estate planning to real estate to regulatory and administrative matters before federal, state and local governments. Our team of attorneys brings an unparalleled approach to Agriculture by serving our rural customers with the caliber and sophistication of traditional big city firms while maintaining our down-to-earth, collaborative approach to dispute resolution and complex transactions. Clients receive personalized service from our offices in West Palm Beach, Miami, and Fort Lauderdale.
Our Agriculture Legal Services
Members of Arnstein’s Agriculture practice frequently handle real estate, procurement, permitting and regulatory matters before water management districts and various cities and counties across the state of Florida.
- We represent agricultural land owners before county property appraisers and Value Adjustment Boards in agricultural property classification and taxation matters.
- We have represented clients before the United States Department of Agriculture, Florida Department of Agriculture, and Consumer Services in quasi-judicial, administrative and regulatory matters.
- We assist our agribusiness clients in debt collection matters.
- We have successfully represented clients before South Florida Water Management District by negotiating cattle grazing lease agreements for ranchers, assisting clients in the purchase of surplus government lands, design-build contracts to complete environmental and water infrastructure projects, Water Use and Right of Way permit transfers and applications, and exchanges of interests in real property.