He is a member of Farm Bureau, American Legion Thomas E Woods Post, Sumner, Iowa.
Publications : Pat has published The Beginning Farmer's Loan Tool Box in Drake Journal of Agricultural Law and monthly publishes "A Look at Agricultural Law" which is posted as a blog on this website and appears in the Sumner Gazette. Pat is also the author of Field Manual: Iowa Farmer's Guide to Legal Issues.
- American Agricultural Law Association, membership committee
- Iowa Bar Association Agricultural Law Section, Probate and Trust Section
Jill Schmitz focuses on family law, estate planning and IRS matters. Jill is a University of Northern Iowa undergraduate(Political Science Cum Laude) and a Drake University Law School graduate. Jill spent extensive time advocating for low income tax payers in front of the IRS and the State of Iowa Department of Revenue while at Drake. Jill still has ties to her family farm operation which includes a dairy herd. Jill is a former direct support staff director for Comprehensive Systems, Inc in the Cedar Valley.