Thursday, June 3

8:00 Breakfast and Seminar Registration
9:00 Welcome (No CLE for this session)

9:30 Self Introduction of Attendees (No CLE for this session)
10:00 Political Update (No CLE for this session)

10:30 Shifting Attitudes Toward Cannabis: Impact on Workplace Drug Testing Policies and Procedures (Video presentation)

11:30 Winning your case with Daubert/Frye

12:20 Break
12:35 Medical Marijuana and the Workplace

1:25 Cannabis Intellectual Property Law 2021 Update

2:15 Clearing the Haze: Ethical Considerations for Lawyers Representing Cannabis-Related Clients (Ethics)

3:15  Free Time 
5:00-7:00 Opening Reception, The Gant 

Friday, June 4

8:00 Breakfast and Seminar Registration
9:00 The Challenges of Getting Discovery from a Federal Drug Task Force 

9:50 The Latest Developments Regarding Marijuana and Child Custody Issues

10:40 Enacting Laws Governing Social Use and Encouraging Minority Ownership

11:30 Break
11:50 Excellence and Professionalism (Ethics)

1:05  Recent Revisions to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines 

1:55 The Unique Challenges of Representing a Celebrity Client

2:45 Free Time

Saturday, June 5 

8:00 Breakfast
8:00-2:15 Distribute and collect CLE attendance forms
9:00 Trying Cases and Popular Culture

9:50 Key Trends and Near Term Forecasts for State Cannabis Programs

10:40 Jury Deselection, Drugs and Race in the Era of Activism

11:30 Break
11:45 The Role of Racial Injustice in Defending an African American Client

12:35 The Challenges of Representing Major Growers Who Do Not Have a License

1:25 The Annual 4th Amendment Review

2:45  High Tea at Hunter S. Thompson’s Owl Farm (Optional Event)

  • Lunch On Your Own at Woody Creek Tavern.
  • Owl Farm Labyrinth walk and dessert hosted by Hunter’s widow, Anita Thompson.
  • Transportation provided.