Friday, April 22, 2016

LL.M. Alumna Kerri Boling Named Bumpers College Outstanding Alumni

LL.M. Alumna Kerri Boling recognized by Bumpers College as the Outstanding Young Alumna

Congratulations are in order for LL.M. Alumna Kerri Boling. Boling is being recognized by the Bumpers College Alumni Society as the Outstanding Young Alumna and will also address graduates at commencement.

An excerpt from the University of Arkansas Newswire story is included below.

After graduating in 2007, Boling earned her Juris Doctor degree and Master's of Law Degree in agricultural and food law from the U of A in 2010 and 2014, respectively. She is currently completing her Master's of Law Degree in global food law from Michigan State University. Before joining Tyson, Boling was a litigation attorney on the food, agriculture and biofuels practice group for the international law firm Faegre Baker Daniels in Des Moines, Iowa, where she counseled companies in the food and agriculture industries on litigated and regulatory matters.

While in law school, Boling held several law clerk positions, including with the United States Department of Agriculture Office of the General Counsel and the Arkansas Supreme Court, and she worked as a graduate assistant with the National Agricultural Law Center.

As a Bumpers College undergraduate, Boling received the Spitze Public Policy Legislative Internship Award, working with U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln in Washington, D.C., interned with Arkansas Farm Bureau and participated in several international programs, including in Edinburgh, Scotland, and a service learning project in Dangriga, Belize.

A native of Gravette, Arkansas, Boling grew up on her family's beef cattle and contract poultry farm.

Congratulations Kerri!

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