2017 Agenda

Thursday, June 1

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Welcome and Self Introduction of Attendees
9:45 Rescheduling Vs Descheduling Cannabis: The Devil is in the Details
10:35 The Latest Developments in Intellectual Property Rights in the Legal Marijuana Industry
11:25 Morning Break
11:40 A (Former) US Attorney's Efforts to Legalize the Medical Use of Marijuana in a Southern State
12:30 Representing a Client in an IRS Audit of a Cannabis Business, Including Form 8300 Audits
1:30 Free Time
5:00-7:30 Opening Reception, The Gant

Friday, June 2

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Financing Your Cannabis Business
9:50 Discrediting Prosecution Experts in Cannabis Cases
10:40 Morning Break
11:00 Marijuana Business Law 101
11:50 Sticking My Head Out of the Belly of the Beast: Things the Death Penalty Taught Me
12:40 The Ethical Implications of Brady and Giglio
1:40 Free Time
6:00-10:00 NORML Benefit Dinner at the Home of Chris and Gerry Goldstein
  • Catered by Chef Chris Lanter, Cache Cache Restaurant.

Saturday, June 3

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Accused's Appeal: Their Rights; Their Assets; Their Choice (Applying Luis to Appeals)
9:50 Ethical Considerations of Dealing With a Difficult Client
10:50 Morning Break
11:10 Representing a Client in a "Black Lives Matter" Case
12:00 Annual Review of 4th Amendment Decisions
2:00-6:00 Cookout with Live Music at Owl Farm, as guests of Anita Thompson
  • Shuttle Busses Leave from the Gant at 1:45