Cannabis Legal Resources & Attorneys

Aaron Pelley

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.

Street Address:
700 Flower Street, Suite 1000, Los Angeles, California, USA 90071

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

Street Address:
418 S Swall Dr, Beverly Hills, California, USA 90211

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.

Street Address:
3542 Fruitvale Avenue, #224, Oakland, California, USA 94602

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.

Street Address:
Beverly Hills, California, USA 90212

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.

Street Address:
505 S. Villa Real Drive, Suite 100, Anaheim Hills, California, USA 92807

Cannabis Legal and Technical Assistance

Cannabis lawyer to help manage your business project from conception to execution. Whether a brand gaining a financial interest statement in a California cannabis license or submitting an application for a state and local cannabis business license. I focus on jurisdictions that have cannabis equity programs.

Street Address:
Oakland, California, USA 94601

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

Street Address:
2425 Olympic Boulevard, Suite 4000 West, Santa Monica, California, USA 90404

Eugene Denson

I am a California criminal defense lawyer working mostly with cannabis licensing and abatement cases in the Emerald Triangle.

Street Address:
Alderpoint, California, USA 95511

Hannah L. Nelson, Attorney at Law

Cannabis business licensing and compliance law, policy and regulatory advocacy, real estate, partnerships, business operations. Knowledge and experience in the multitude of issues impacting cannabis businesses including zoning and land use, CEQA and other environmental requirements, employer responsibilities, and detailed permitting and licensing issues.

Street Address:
31452 Airport Road, Fort Bragg, California, USA 95437

Heather L. Burke, P.C.

Business legal services including contracts, transactional matters, intellectual property and more.

Street Address:
Nevada City, California, USA 95959
Redway, California, USA 95560

High Rise Law

High Rise Law is the premier provider of Cannabis Inspection Protection℠ Services. Our crew of legacy cannabis professionals is here to help you before, during, and after inspections. We provide one-of-a-kind services and quick and easy solutions with long term comprehensive strategies for compliance.

Street Address:
Oakland, California, USA 94607

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.

Street Address:
308 South School Street, Ukiah, California, USA 95482

Law Office of Wolfgang Kovach, Inc.

Our firm works side-by-side with cannabis entrepreneurs to obtain their California State and local Jurisdiction (City or County) Cannabis Business license to Legally operate in California under the Medicinal & Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation & Safety Act (MAUCRSA).

Street Address:
28202 Cabot Road. Suite 300, Laguna Niguel, California, USA 92677
1101 California Avenue, Suite 100, Corona, California, USA 92881

Matthew Shapiro

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.

Street Address:
401 West A Street, Suite 1100, San Diego, California, USA 92101

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.

Street Address:
750 B Street, Suite 3300, San Diego, California, USA 92101

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.

Street Address:
180 East Ocean Boulevard, Suite 200, Long Beach, California, USA 90802

Omar Figueroa

Specializing in Licensing/Permitting, Regulatory Compliance, and Intellectual Property. More than 20 years of experience in cannabis law.

Street Address:
7770 Healdsburg Avenue, Suite A, Sebastopol, California, USA 95472

Rational Unicorn Legal Services

We offer a full menu of FLAT FEE BASED Services. Our founding principles guide us to offer services that are attainable, collaborative, inclusive and connected. We practice in small business law, namely, contract formation, client service agreements, business formation, contract and invoice review/audit, trademarks and more.

Street Address:
Davis, California, USA 95618

Rice, Luxon & Bolster-Grant, LLP

Benjamin Rice, Trevor Luxon and Robin Bolster-Grant

(Rice, Luxon & Bolster-Grant, LLP)

Criminal law, licensing, contracts, regulatory help, incorporating entities and trademarks

Street Address:
331 Soquel Avenue, Suite 203, Santa Cruz, California, USA 95062

Robert Raich

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.


Street Address:
1970 Broadway #1200, Oakland, California, USA 94612

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!

Street Address:
5701 Lonetree Boulevard, Suite 123, Rocklin, California, USA 95765

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.

Street Address:
70 Washington Street, Suite 303, Oakland, California, USA 94607
California, USA 93013

Shay Aaron Gilmore

Business formation, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, commercial contract negotiation & drafting, state licensing & local permitting.

Street Address:
192 Douglass Street, San Francisco, California, USA 94114

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.

Street Address:
700 South Flower Street, Suite 1000, Los Angeles, California, USA 90017
100 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 900, Irvine, California, USA 92618

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