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New York , New York 10017
BiographyCari Rincker is a food and agriculture lawyer in New York City and a co-owner of Rincker Cattle Co., a SimAngus operation in Shelbyville, Illinois. As the principal attorney at Rincker Law, PLLC, Cari represents farmers and ranchers on a myriad of agriculture law issues ranging from estate planning, contract drafting, environmental law, business law, and intellectual property. Cari currently serves at the Chair of the American Bar Association's ("ABA") General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division's Agriculture Law Committe and is a member of the New York State Bar Association's Agriculture & Rural Issues Committee. Her Food, Farm & Family Law Blog has been recognized by the ABA as a Top 100 Law "Blawg."
Before starting her own law practice, Cari was an associate at Budd-Falen Law Offices, LLC in Cheyenne, Wyoming and a consultant for the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome, Italy. She also served as a junior delegate for the Permanent Mission of the Marshall Islands to the United Nations.
Cari has a successful livestock judging career at both Lake Land College and Texas A & M University. She was First Place in Oral Reasons at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado and First Place Overall at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. She was also recognized as a member of the All-American Livestock Judging Team in 2001. In 1998, Cari was a member of the National Champion 4-H Livestock Judging Team that judged in Edinburgh, Scotland.
EducationAssociate in Science, Agriculture - Lake Land College in Mattoon, Illinois (2000) (Distinguished Alumni, 2011);
Bachelors in Science, Animal Science - Texas A & M University in College Station Texas (2002) (Outstanding Early Career Award, 2012);
Masters in Science, Ruminant Nutrition - University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (2004); and,
Juris Doctor with Certificates in Environmental Law and International Law - Pace University, School of Law in White Plains, New York (2007).
Cari enjoys judging beef cattle shows at the county, state and national levels. She particularly enjoys working with youth throughout the show and during showmanship competitions.