2010 Agenda

Thursday, June 10, 2010
Moderator: John Van Ness, Aspen, CO
8:00-9:00Continental Breakfast
Allen St. Pierre, NORML Executive Director
9:20-9:30The NORML Amicus Curiae Committee
Leland Berger, Portland, OR
9:30-10:30The Ethical Considerations of Setting Fees
John Wesley Hall, Little Rock, Arkansas
10:30-11:20Countering the State's Expert: Rebutting the Toxicologist and Keeping Your Client Out of Jail
Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director
11:20-11:35Morning Break
11:35-12:25Selling Your Clients Case
Daniel-Paul Alva, Philadelphia, PA
12:25-2:00Lunch on your own

Ethical Considerations When Representing Medical Marijuana Growers, Wholesalers, Caregivers and Dispensaries
Matt Kumin, San Francisco, CA


Medical Marijuana Legal Issues in CO and CA
Warren Edson, Denver, CO
Lauren Wolpin Maytin, Aspen, CO
William Panzer, Oakland, CA
Matt Kumin, San Francisco, CA

4:20-6:30Free Time
6:30-8:30Opening Reception at the Gant
Friday, June 11, 2010
Moderator: Jeff Wertz, Aspen, CO
8:00-9:00Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:50Inventory Searches
Cal Williams, Colby, KS
9:50-10:40Federal Habeas
Marvin Miller, Alexandria, VA
10:40-11:00Morning Break
11:00-11:50Evidence: Identifying and Preparing Evidentiary Issues
Thomas M. Loeb, Farmington Hills, MI
11:50-2:00Lunch on your own

Medical Marijuana Legal Issues in New Mexico, Michigan, Oregon and Washington
Steven G. Farber, Santa Fe, NM
Matt Abel, Detroit, MI
Leland Berger, Portland, OR
Doug Hiatt, Seattle, WA

3:30-7:00Free Time
7:00-11:00Benefit Banquet at the home of Gerry and Chris Goldstein (dinner catered by Chef Chris Lanter from Aspen's Cache Cache restaurant)
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Ann Toney, Denver, CO
8:00-9:00Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:50New Ways to Voir Dire the Jury in a Drug Case
Marjorie Russell, Thomas Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI
9:50-10:40New Forms of Electronic Surveillance
Jeralyn Merritt, Denver, CO
10:40-11:00Morning Break
11:00-11:50Important Recent Decisions
Gerry Goldstein, San Antonio, TX
11:50-12:40Trying The Losing Case (and letting your client down easily)
Billy Murphy, Baltimore, MD
12:40-1:30Free Time
1:30-4:30Cookout at Owl Farm, the legendary Woody Creek home of the late Hunter S. Thompson, as the guest of his widow, Anita Thompson