State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice: 7.00
Business Litigation: 7.00
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Medical marijuana creates numerous opportunities for investors, business owners, healthcare providers and patients with qualifying conditions. It also creates a myriad of potential legal problems for those who misinterpret state law and fail to take into account the fact that marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance under federal law. It is essential that attorneys advising medical marijuana businesses, patients and healthcare providers have a firm understanding of state and federal laws, as well as business licensing procedures, taxation difficulties, financing pitfalls and more. Confidently navigate the many intricacies of medical marijuana law - order today!
including - Ethics: 1.00 State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice: 7.00 Business Litigation: 7.00
Approved by The Florida Bar, this program may qualify for up to 7.0 general hours of CLER self-study credit including 1.0 hour of self-study ethics credit. Certification: 7.0 hours - Business Litigation and 7.0 hours State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice.
VIJAY S. CHOKSI is the Florida Compliance Manager for GrowHealthy. Prior to joining GrowHealthy, Mr. Choksi was the lead attorney for Kelley Kronenberg's Regulated Substances Practice Group and has advised companies seeking to enter the East Coast cannabis, CBD, and hemp markets. He has advised companies on medical marijuana business licensing requirements and Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers on regulatory audit compliance issues and counseled physicians on regulatory and healthcare implications associated with incorporating medical marijuana into either their existing or newly formed healthcare practice. Mr. Choksi also worked with middle market cannabis-based and auxiliary companies seeking to secure funding, strategic horizontal/vertical B2B partnerships and sourcing of financial and strategic buyers. He frequently speaks and presents on cannabis issues at seminars throughout Florida. Mr. Choksi serves on the Board of Palm Beach India Association and is a member of the National Cannabis Bar Association and American Health Lawyers Association. He received his dual B.A. and B.S. degrees in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida and earned his J.D. degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
RANDALL O. REDER is the principal of Randall O. Reder, P.A., in Tampa. Mr. Reder's law practice emphasizes real estate law, including title law, easements, and mortgage foreclosure defense. His practice also includes appellate, business, and probate law. Mr. Reder is a member of the Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund, Bay Area Real Estate Council, Carrollwood Community Bar Association, and Hillsborough County Bar Association. He has lectured on boundary disputes, road and access law, landlord tenant law, title disputes, insurance, corporate, and computer-related issues. Mr. Reder earned his B.S. degree from the University of South Florida and his J.D. degree from Florida State University. He served as senior attorney for seven years for Chief Justice Joseph A. Boyd, Jr. Mr. Reder is a contributing writer to The Supreme Court of Florida and Its Predecessor Courts, 1821-1917. He is the author of the chapter on corporations published by The Florida Bar in its manual, Florida Small Business Practice. He has been in private practice as a sole practitioner since 1988. Mr. Reder writes and distributes, by email, a digest of Florida appellate opinions called the Weekly Reder.
JONATHAN S. ROBBINS is a partner at Akerman LLP, where he serves as the leader of Akerman’s cannabis practice, counseling clients on the evolving, complex legal and business issues impacting companies with interests in the regulated substances industries. Mr. Robbins has been published and quoted in national media outlets, such as U.S. News & World Report, The American Lawyer, Politico, Washington Post, and Law360. He is a founding board member of the National Cannabis Bar Association and is also an active member of the National Cannabis Industry Association. In addition to his work in the cannabis industry, Mr. Robbins has 25 years of experience handling complex regulatory and litigation matters. He represents public and private companies and individuals in complex regulatory and litigation matters in the financial services sector. Mr. Robbins’ experience encompasses investigations and administrative and enforcement proceedings brought by federal, state, and self-regulatory bodies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Florida Attorney General’s Office, Florida Department of Financial Services, and Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. He is a go-to resource for broker-dealers and registered persons in securities-related cases filed in both federal and state courts, as well as in FINRA arbitration proceedings addressing both customer and sector disputes. Mr. Robbins earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of Michigan; and his J.D. degree from the University of Florida - Frederic G. Levin College of Law.
PAULA SAVCHENKO, ESQ. is an associate attorney at the Law Offices of Moffa, Sutton, & Donnini, P.A., based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Ms. Savchenko primarily practices in the areas of taxation and administrative law matters, as she represents businesses and individuals in their dealings with government agencies. More specifically, most of her work involves state and local taxation and regulatory matters. Ms. Savchenko received both her bachelor's and J.D. degrees from Nova Southeastern University. Additionally, she writes extensively on the topics of tax and Florida's licensing process of medical marijuana treatment centers. She is also an active member of The Florida Bar Administrative Law Section and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Tax Council.