This seminar will cover topics directly relevant to California’s medical and adult-use cannabis laws and Northern California commercial cannabis businesses, including the state licensing structures and regulations under the Medical and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act, local government regulations, emerging aspects in cannabis business, contracts and litigation, the legalization and regulatory process so far in California, insurance, real estate and investment issues. Attendees will hear directly from leading practitioners and operators about the changes and progress toward the end of prohibition.
Our Program Co-Chair, Nicole Howell, would like to invite you to attend the INCBA and Clark Howell LLP Networking Happy Hour on Thursday, February 27th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Iron & Oak on the mezzanine level of the Oakland Marriott City Center.
You may also be interested in our Environmental & Land Use Issues in Issues in Cannabis & Industrial Hemp seminar on February 28, 2020.
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Nicole Howell, Program Co-Chair, partner with Clark Howell LLP, is one of California’s most respected and effective cannabis business and regulatory attorneys. Industry executives, private investors, and public companies turn to her for her perspective and proven track record in advising the industry’s most successful operators through California’s challenging and dynamic market.
Amy M. Steinfeld, Program Co-Chair, a shareholder with Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP, focuses on the intersection of land use and water law. She has more than a decade of experience in the permitting and development of controversial projects throughout California.
Lara L. DeCaro, partner with Leland Parachini Steinberg Matzger & Melnick LLP, is a regulatory and business attorney. She has concentrated her legal career in the areas of corporate governance, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, and real property. She is also an experienced mediator.
Daniel E. Dersham is an attorney with Clark Howell LLP. His practice centers on commercial real estate transactions, regulatory compliance, and commercial litigation.
Jason M. Horst, principal with Horst Legal Counsel, is among the foremost experts on the intersection of insurance law and the cannabis industry. He offers a range of risk management services to clients in and servicing the cannabis industry.
Joanna Hossack is a leading regulatory attorney with Clark Howell LLP, deftly advising cannabis businesses and aspiring industrial hemp producers across the state, from Humboldt County to the Bay Area, the Central Coast and the greater Los Angeles area.
Erin J. Letey, partner with Fox Rothschild LLP, represents public, private and nonprofit businesses throughout the region in a full range of business transactions. In particular, she represents both buyers and sellers in transactions involving the purchase, sale or combination of businesses.
Shane Pennington is an attorney with YetterColeman LLP in Houston, TX. His practice is focused on appeals and regulatory litigation for clients in a diverse array of industries, including energy, shipping, aviation, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare.
Laura Schniedwind is Senior Managing Attorney at Brand & Branch LLP, advising cannabis and hemp businesses on commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, multi-state expansion, intellectual property licensing, and product packaging and labeling.
Ambere St. Denis is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Crimson Business Insurance Agency. She has dedicated her career to assisting hard to place industries, such as the cannabis related business sector, with complicated insurance requirements and ever changing options.
Katy M. Young is a founding partner of Ad Astra Law Group LLP. Her areas of practice applicable to the cannabis industry are business and real estate litigation, including partnership disputes, breach of contract, investor issues, business torts, landlord/tenant matters, and general counsel work.
This seminar is approved for the following credits:
The Seminar Group is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider; therefore, this course is approved for 6.25 general CLE credits.
This course has been approved by the Oregon State Bar for 6.0 general CLE credits.
This course has been approved for 6.0 hours of law and legal self-study credit by the Washington MCLE board.
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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