This seminar will cover Oregon’s recreational and medical cannabis regimes, in addition to a wide variety of related issues, including conflicts of laws, Oregon state regulatory programs, banking and financing, taxation, employment law, intellectual property, real estate and land use, cannabis business litigation, and ethical issues arising from practicing in this emerging marketplace. The seminar will also provide practical advice that marijuana businesses and their attorneys need to know. Attendees will hear directly from leading practitioners and regulators regarding the fast-evolving status and future of Oregon’s marijuana industry.
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Vincent Sliwoski, Program Co-Chair, is a partner with Harris Bricken. He runs the firm’s Oregon office, and his clients run the gamut from individual investors and entrepreneurs to widely held domestic and international corporations. Since 2011, he has represented a large number of cannabis entities through corporate structuring, commercial transactions, and early stage dispute resolution.
Jesse Sweet, Program Co-Chair, is the Director of Administrative Policy and Process with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. As legal policy coordinator, he is responsible for drafting and interpreting administrative rules and advising on legislative and policy issues related to alcohol and marijuana.
Philip Buri founded Buri Funston Mumford & Furlong PLLC, in Bellingham, Washington. He practices appellate and civil litigation, land use, and advises homeowner and community associations. He has been lead counsel in over 145 appeals in the three divisions of the Court of Appeals, the Washington Supreme Court, and the Ninth Circuit.
Tyee Carr, CPA, shareholder with McDonald Jacobs, advises growth leaders and their accountants on cash flow management, structuring transactions and tax planning. He has a breadth of experience working with local as well as international firms serving businesses of all sizes. He has also served as Accounting Faculty at Portland State University for over a decade.
Janet L. Grayson, PC, is a partner with Grayson Law LLP in the firm’s real estate, business, litigation and estate planning and probate practice. She provides services in all aspects of real estate, business and probate law including planning, transactions, licensing, probate, mediation, arbitration and court matters.
Carmella Murphy Houston is the Vice President of Business Services at Salal Credit Union in Seattle, WA. She developed Salal’s business banking and commercial real estate division and is responsible for managing Salal’s business banking strategy and business development. She has over 20 years of commercial banking experience.
John Mansfield, an attorrney with Harris Bricken, represents large and small businesses in complex litigation throughout the country, especially patent, copyright, and trademark disputes, and advises business clients on intellectual property and FDA issues. His intellectual property matters typically involve representing clients in high tech, hardware, software, consumer products, e-commerce, and cannabis businesses.
Andrea Selkregg, Principal with IdeaLegal, focuses her practice in business structuring and governance; entertainment, and commercial contract drafting and review; and IP registration and protection. She previously served as in-house counsel for a large food company that imports, exports, manufactures, and processes food products.
Megan Vaniman, is an experienced employment law attorney and corporate advisor with Harris Bricken. Her practice is focused on employment advising, employment and labor litigation, and business litigation. She possesses particular expertise in State Administrative matters involving wage claims, harassment, and discrimination.
This seminar is approved for the following credits:
This course has been approved by the Oregon State Bar for 5.0 general and 1.0 practical skills CLE credits.
This course has been approved for 5.0 hours of law and legal credit and 1.0 hours of ethics self-study CLE credit by the Washington MCLE board.
The Seminar Group is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider; therefore, this course is approved for 5.25 general and 1.0 ethics CLE credits.
If you are purchasing only certain portions of the seminar then the full credit amount does not apply.
If you do not complete the full seminar you may not earn full credit. If you need assistance calculating your
credit please call our office at 206-463-4400 or 800-574-4852.
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