2009 Agenda

Friday, June 5, 2009
Moderator: Lauren Wolpin Maytin, Aspen, CO
8:00-9:00Continental Breakfast
Allen St. Pierre
9:15-10:15Ethics: Setting Fees
Alan Silber, Roseland, NJ
10:15-11:05Basic Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics of Cannabis
Paul Armentano, Pleasant Hill, CA
11:05-11:20Morning Break
11:20-12:10Seeing is Believing: The History of Demonstrative Evidence, and Why It Must Be Used in Every Criminal Case
Lisa Wayne, Denver, CO
12:10-1:00Lawyer Voir Dire You Can Use
John K. Zwerling, Alexandria, VA

Drug Courts, Diversion Standards and Due Process
Hal Haddon, Denver, CO

1:50-6:00Free Time
6:00-8:00Opening Reception at the Gant
Saturday, June 6, 2009
John Van Ness, Woody Creek, CO
8:00-9:00Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:50Ethical Strategies in Dealing with the Media
Robert J. Corry, Jr., Denver, CO
9:50-10:50High Hopes and Modest Expectations: Drug Law Reform under President Obama and a Democratic Congress
Jerri Merritt, Denver, CO
10:50-11:05Morning Break
11:05-11:55Defending A Paraphernalia Case; and Advising Cannabusinesses How To Operate Legally
Robert Vaughn, Nashville, TN
11:55-12:45Gone But Not Forgotten: Marijuana as Sacrament – First Amendment Protection
Tony Serra, San Francisco, CA
12:45-2:00Lunch on your own
2:00-4:00Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Other Issues Surrounding the Medical Use of Marijuana
Warren Edson, Denver, CO, Chair
Matt Kumin, San Francisco, CA
William Panzer, Oakland, CA
4:00-4:50Significant New Decisions
Gerry Goldstein, San Antonio, TX
4:50-6:30Free Time
6:30-11:00Benefit Dinner at the home of Chris and Gerry Goldstein, catered by Chef Chris Lanter