Tiffany has a strong background in agriculture, having grown up on a family farm near Logan, New Mexico. She obtained her B.S. in Agribusiness Farm and Ranch Management at Oklahoma State University and her J.D. from the University of New Mexico. Upon graduation in 2009, Tiffany joined Peifer, Hanson, & Mullins, P.A. as an associate practicing civil litigation. While there, she worked on a variety of cases including large oil and gas royalty class actions, partnership disputes, government writ actions, horse industry class actions, and represented a group of 17 groups in filing an amicus brief in the New Mexico Supreme Court in the Bounds v. New Mexico exempt well case. In June 2013, Tiffany left private practice and joined Texas A&M Agrilife Extension as an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist. She intends to focus her work on property rights issues including water law, oil and gas, leasing, and right to farm laws. She has written extensively on right to farm issues and is currently in the process of publishing an article surveying exempt livestock wells across the West. She is licensed to practice in New Mexico and Texas.
Tiffany maintains the Texas Agriculture Law blog, which can be found at http://agrlife.org/texasaglaw .
New Mexico, Texas
United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
B.S. Agribusiness - Farm and Ranch Management, summa cum laude (Oklahoma State University 2006)
J.D. summa cum laude (University of New Mexico School of Law 2009)
Professional Associations & Memberships
New Mexico Bred Lamb Association
New Mexico Cattle Grower's Association
American Agricultural Law Association
New Mexico Bar Association
American Bar Association
Oklahoma State University Alumni Association
Honors and Awards
(Oklahoma State University) Outstanding Senior in Agribusiness; President's List
(University of New Mexico School of Law) Highest Academic Acheivement in Third Year Class; Tort Law Scholar Award; Constitutional Excellence Award; Natural Resources Journal Managing Editor