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TODAYcrop insurance Charles “Chuck” Lee Joins NCIS NCIS welcomes Charles “Chuck” Lee as General Counsel for NCIS. Chuck will replace John Owen upon his retirement in early 2013, and will be working with John for a few months to provide a smooth transition. Chuck came to NCIS after a career in private practice where his work was focused on representation of banks, business and agribusiness enterprises in business and litigation matters. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Kansas and Colorado. “We are very pleased about the addition of Chuck to NCIS,” said Tom Zacharias, president of NCIS. “His agribusiness and arbitration experience will be a real plus to our industry as we go forward.” Active in bar association activities, Chuck has served the Kansas Bar Association as a member of the Board of Editors for the Journal of the Kansas Bar Association and as the President of the Corporation, Business and Banking Law Section. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and has worked as the Co-Chair of the Business, Business Opportunities and Commercial Law Committee of the Association’s General Practice Section. He has for many years been a member of the ABA’s Business Section, Litigation Section and Antitrust Section. Welcome 26 november 2012 Chuck has been inducted as a Fellow by the Litigation Counsel of America. The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. He has also been named a Kansas-Missouri Super Lawyer. Chuck has made presentations spon- sored by the American Bar Association on crop insurance and franchising issues and at meetings and seminars sponsored by the Kansas Bar Association on the rights and liabilities of corporation officers and directors, Uniform Commercial Code issues, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation and third party opinion letters. Chuck has three children – Maggie, a museum curator in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Abby, an attorney practicing in Austin, Texas; and Brian, a United States Postal Service employee in Wichita, Kansas.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Crop Insurance Today November 2012

The Song Remains the Same
2012 Farm Bill Debate -- Crop Insurance Takes Center Stage
Step 7: Developing and Testing Transitional Plans
Vermont Orchard Depends on Crop Insurance
Jim Deal Receives Orville L. Freeman Award
Charles "Chuck" Lee Joins NCIS
Drought & Adjuster Education is Video Shoot Focus
1890 Scholarship Recipients
In Memory of Brian J. Laird

Crop Insurance Today November 2012