Agricultural Law Specialist
B.S., Oklahoma State University, 2006
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet has served as an Agricultural Law Specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service since 2013. Tiffany’s work focuses on legal issues impacting Texas landowners and agricultural producers including leases, water law, oil and gas law, pipeline easement negotiation, estate planning, and landowner liability. She travels the state speaking at various meetings and conferences on these issues and has published several law review articles, extension fact sheets, magazine articles, and newspaper articles on these topics.
She also authors the award-winning Texas Agriculture Law Blog, recognized as one of the Top 100 Legal Blogs in the nation by the American Bar Association in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Tiffany hosts the Ag Law in the Field Podcast, which was included as one of twenty podcasts on the American Bar Association Web 100 in 2018.
Tiffany was named State Specialist of the Year in Texas Agriculture by the Texas County Agricultural Agents Association in 2016 and won the American Agricultural Law Association Excellence in Agricultural Law Award for Academia in 2019. Tiffany is licensed to practice law in Texas and New Mexico. She grew up on her family’s farm and ranch in Northeastern New Mexico, between Tucumcari and Logan. She now lives in the Texas Panhandle with her husband and two children.