The Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City is delighted to welcome John Dillard, associate attorney with OFW Law to the September 10 luncheon meeting at the American Royal. John will join us to talk about the development, applications and future regulation/legislation of Unmanned Aerial Systems.
John concentrates his practice on litigation, with an emphasis on agriculture, environmental, and food-related matters. He also advises clients on legal issues regarding cutting-edge trends in agriculture, including “big data” and agricultural applications for Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones).
John is based in Washington DC and has an extensive background in agriculture, having grown up on a beef cattle farm in Amelia, Virginia. He received bachelor’s of science degrees in Animal and Poultry Sciences and Agricultural and Applied Economics from Virginia Tech. He also earned a master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University. John worked as an agribusiness consultant and a USDA economist prior to attending law school at the University of Richmond.