Looking for a California cannabis business attorney or marijuana criminal defense lawyer? Cal NORML legal committee members are listed in this directory. Click on the listing name for further information about each legal firm.
Aaron Pelley is a veritable celebrity in both his achievements as a lawyer, and advocate of cannabis business for over a decade. He been on the tip of the spear his entire career. He’ll greet any challenge you present to him with open arms.
Allison Margolin, Attorney at Law, Lobbyist
State federal criminal defense, civil litigation, civil rights, licensing state compliance, corporate compliance, admin hearings and licensing violations, avail to lobby for cannabis and drug decriminalization
Expertise in Drug Charges, Marijuana Charges, Marijuana Cultivation, Cocaine, Heroin, DUI, Domestic Violence, Armed Robbery
Anthony Law Group
Anthony Law Group has represented and advocated for the cannabis community since 2006. We specialize in business and commercial law, regulatory compliance, and government affairs for the cannabis industry.
Ariel Clark, Clark Howell LLP
Attorney and co-founder of Clark Howell LLP, a women-steered law firm focused on cannabis, hemp and psychedelics. She is actively engaged in the conversation and helping to shape policy that emphasizes open source, ethical business models that reimagine a new role for capitalism in commercialization.
Bruce M. Margolin, Esq.
“The Dean of Cannabis Law” who has successfully defended more marijuana cases than probably any other attorney in the country, as well as thousands of clients on almost all other criminal matters. His services include local and state cannabis business licensing.
Cannabis Corporate Law Firm
Business, corporate and real estate attorneys catering to the California commercial cannabis industry. We specialize in licensing, compliance, transnational and corporate matters.
Chernis Law Group P.C.
Specializing in all cannabis-related legal defense (both criminal and administrative); permit applications from both local municipalities and the State, including SOP’s; entity formation and corporate governance matters; transactions and contracts between or on behalf of cannabis businesses; and regulatory compliance issues, such as packaging content and procedural manuals
45 years experience defending cannabis cases
David W. Dratman, Attorney at Law
Practice areas include Federal crime, Criminal defense, DUI and DWI
I am a California criminal defense lawyer working mostly with cannabis licensing and abatement cases in the Emerald Triangle.
Felix & Killen — Bryce Killen
Business formation, licensing, and applications.
Karen is a seasoned trial attorney that is skilled at resolving the unique legal challenges of the cannabis industry. She is committed to protect your business and defend your reputation.
Kocot Law offers compliance, contract, and corporate legal services to cannabis companies throughout the entire supply chain in California and Massachusetts.
Law Office Of Jeffrey Kaloustian
The Law Office of Jeffrey Kaloustian is a premier law firm that consistently delivers outstanding results. If your case is one where trial is the best choice, Mr. Kaloustian is an exceptional courtroom attorney. He is proud of his record of consistently satisfied clients.
Law Office of Robert Boyd
Lifetime member of NORML Legal Committee. Over twenty years experience as a prosecutor and defense attorney. Serving clients in Lake and Mendocino Counties and beyond. Office is located in beautiful downtown Ukiah California.
Law Offices of Glew & Kim
Specializing in Criminal & collective defense
Law Offices of Randy Sue Pollock
Criminal offenses, forfeitures, fraud, and tax law.
San Francisco Office 415.392.5811
Matthew Shapiro is a California attorney specializing in Cannabis law. Given the dynamic nature of his practice, Mr. Shapiro is experienced in many areas of the law including, but not limited to criminal defense, corporate formation, contracts, land use, and regulatory compliance.
Cannabis Regulations, Licensing, Discipline Defense, and Criminal Defense
Michael E. Cindrich
Michael E. Cindrich is one of San Diego’s top recreational and medical marijuana attorneys. In 2009 he was nominated by San Diego City Council member Marti Emerald to be on San Diego’s Medical Marijuana Task Force.
Michel & Associates, P.C.
Specialists in employment law, municipal law, civil litigation, and criminal defense. We increasingly defend cannabis business clients facing employee labor law claims, which are becoming more common. Our attorneys will advise you on compliance best management practices and help you to respond to these claims.
Nicole Howell, Clark Howell LLP
Co-founder of Clark Howell LLP, California’s leading women-stewarded law firm serving the cannabis and hemp industries and leaning into discussions around the culture and ethics of psychedelics legalization and commercialization. Nicole Howell practices law, inquiry, meditation, journeying, and being here now.
More than 20 years of experience in cannabis law, with a focus on Business Transactions, Licensing/Permitting, Regulatory Compliance, and Intellectual Property.
Philip W. Ganong, Esq
A Boutique Law Firm with Personalized Proven Trial Results
Business Expertise in: Compliance with cannabis-related state law and regulations, and local ordinances. Preparing cannabis-related applications for filing with state and local regulators. Business transactions, licensing and permitting. Structuring and creating business entities. Lobbying with political officials and administrative personnel.
S. Edward Wicker Attorney at Law
Wicker Law Group, based in San Diego, represents new and established cannabis businesses. Our expertise is focused on corporate compliance with the myriad of local, State and Federal laws concerning cannabis and hemp. Offering advice and representation concerning mergers and acquisitions, and licenses and permits.
Samuel D. Berns
Experienced in Criminal Law, DUI, drug charges, record cleanup, cannabis defense, local ordinance law, business setups, and licensing. Call today for a consultation!
Selna Partners LLP
We assist cannabis business across California, including cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. We are located in Oakland, but work with clients as far north as Humboldt, in the Central Valley to the east, and Santa Barbara and Los Angeles in Southern California.
Sevens Legal, APC Samantha Greene Owner
Welcome to Sevens Legal, APC. As owner of the largest private criminal defense firm in San Diego, I can attest to the large number of drug cases we handle; successfully! Contact us for a free evaluation on any type drug case you might have.
Shay Aaron Gilmore
Business formation, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, commercial contract negotiation & drafting, state licensing & local permitting.
Tectonic’s attorneys act as counselors, negotiators, and litigators in trademark, copyright, privacy, and related business disputes. We will take your fight to court, but we also know our way around intellectual property and business agreements that tend to resolve disputes, as well as dispute resolution tactics.
Timothy L. Alger, Emerge Law Group
Cannabis regulatory advice and litigation, including representation of cannabis businesses in administrative appeals and state and local enforcement proceedings, and civil litigation involving intellectual property, free speech, and business disputes. Statewide practice with offices in Los Angeles and Orange County.
Tina M. Barberi, PC
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Vikas Bajaj, APC
After being charged with a crime, all that matters is hiring an experienced criminal lawyer to protect your freedom. Attorney Vikas Bajaj is widely considered to be one of the best criminal defense attorneys in San Diego and is regularly featured in local and national news.
William Conwell, Esq
I represent clients charged with DUI, Misdemeanors, Felony, and Strike offenses. I limit my practice to criminal defense and DUI defense because I believe it allows me to focus my entire legal practice on one area of the law.
William G. Panzer
William Panzer has been practicing criminal defense law, specifically cannabis defense law, for over 25 years in the Oakland area.