2011 Agenda

Thursday, June 2
Moderator: Mara Felsen, San Diego, CA
8:00 Registration
8:00-9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:30 Welcome
Allen St. Pierre, NORML Executive Director
9:30-10:20 Medical Marijuana and Workers' Rights: Overcoming the 5 Biggest Myths
Kimberlie Ryan, Denver, CO
10:20-11:10 DUID: Understanding the Science
Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director
11:10-11:30 Break
11:30-12:20 DUID: Trial Tactics
Okorie Okorocha, Pasadena, CA
12:20-1:10 Jury Nullification
Beth Krulewitch, Aspen, CO
1:10-5:00 Free Time
5:00-7:30 Opening Reception at the Gant
Friday, June 3
Moderator: Donna Bader, Laguna Beach, CA
8:00 Registration
8:00-9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:50 Sentencing Mitigation in a Drug Case
Marc Milavitz, Boulder, CO
9:50-10:40 Religious Use of Marijuana as a Defense
Jay Leiderman, Ventura, CA
10:40-11:00 Break
11:00-11:50 Recent Search and Seizure Decisions
Gerry Goldstein, San Antonio, TX

Ethical Issues Presented When Representing MM Growers and Dispensaries
Lynne Williams, Bar Harbor, ME
Thomas Dean, Flagstaff, AZ

No CLE Credit will be provided for the following lecture
What Every Criminal Defense Attorney Needs to Know About Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Jason Miller, Houston, TX
1:50-6:30 Free Time
6:30 Benefit Banquet at the home of Gerry and Chris Goldstein
Dinner catered by Chef Chris Lanter from Aspen's Cache Cache restaurant
Saturday, June 4
Moderator: Lauren Wolpin Maytin, Aspen, CO
8:00-9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:50 Cannabis and Family Court: A survival guide to representing cannabis consuming parents in dependency and divorce proceedings
Leland Berger, Portland, Oregon

Ethical Considerations of a Joint Defense Agreement
John Wesley Hall, Little Rock, Arkansas

10:50-11:10 Break
11:10-12:00 The New War on Pain Meds and Criminalization of Doctors and Patients
Jeralyn Merritt, Denver, CO
12:00-1:00 The Constitution Isn't A Technicality: Breathing Life into the Presumption of Innocence with Your Jury
Marjorie Russell, Thomas Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI
2:00 Cookout at Owl Farm
Guests of Anita Thompson

Internet Lava
Weed Maps