Practical Advice for Overcoming Top Cannabis Business Challenges
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How confident are you in your abilities to handle top challenges concerning legalized marijuana? Attorneys, accountants, financial advisors and business owners need to be well-versed in how to overcome difficulties and issues surrounding cannabis laws, rules and regs before clients come knocking. In this essential guide, our experienced faculty will walk through issues, hidden dangers and complexities surrounding marijuana businesses, including property leasing, operational issues, taxation and more. Get the answers you need to field questions concerning legalized marijuana - order today!
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JEFFREY GARD is a Colorado attorney with Gard Law Firm, LLC, specializing in marijuana law. He represents numerous patients, doctors and marijuana businesses throughout the state of Colorado and has advised people from all over the country. Mr. Gard advises both state and local governments in their development of medical marijuana business regulations. He is widely considered one of Colorado's leading marijuana attorneys. Since the passage of Amendment 64, which legalized adult possession and cultivation of marijuana in Colorado, Mr. Gard has been working with state and local officials in developing regulations for the retail marijuana industry and was appointed by the state to participate in the rule-making progress. Over the last year, he has been working with the U.S. Congress to assist with an analysis of the federal code to determine the various areas which are impacted by the state marijuana laws in hopes of reconciling state and federal law in the near future. Mr. Gard now shares his knowledge and experience with other attorneys and has given several CLE lectures on various aspects of marijuana law. By way of background, he is a Colorado native and a cum laude philosophy graduate from the University of Colorado, where he also was elected Phi Beta Kappa. While attending law school, Mr. Gard won the William De Souchet Award for best individual performance in trial advocacy and won a multi-state moot court competition during his first year of law school. After graduation, he accepted a position with a respected litigation firm in Boulder, Colorado, and later formed his own firm in downtown Boulder, Colorado.
MAHAL R. MONTOYA is the sole practitioner of the Law Offices of Mahal Montoya in Oakland. Ms. Montoya is a civil rights lawyer with a sharp focus on cannabis law. She began her solo practice in 2014, having spent the previous 14 years as a law clerk, educator, and paralegal specialist for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Her law practice integrates her passion for civil rights and her support for entrepreneurs. She spends her time counseling entrepreneurs about civil rights, business, tax, and corporate law. Ms. Montoya earned her B.A. degree from the University of California, Berkeley; her M.I.L.S. degree from San Jose State University; and her J.D. degree from the University of Iowa College of Law. She is a member of NORML (Marijuana Business Section), Alameda County Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Bar Association of San Francisco.
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