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On Demand

Business Law – Formation 101 - Business formation for cannabis businesses


Credit Available - See Credits tab below.

Average Rating:
   4.8
Category:
Business |  Business of Law |  Cannabis |  Corporate Governance |  Federal Law |  Licensing and Permitting |  Policy
Faculty:
Megan Sheehan |  Karen Bernstein |  Rachel Gillette |  Lara Decaro
Duration:
1 Hour 34 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.



Description

In this webinar we will go over the basics of business formation for cannabis businesses. This webinar will focus on issue spotting and going over the key considerations for cannabis business entities, including due diligence on partners, what type of structure best meets your clients' needs, the steps in formation and key documents, intellectual property considerations, and 280e considerations.

Credits

CLE Credit Information - On Demand

State Application Status Approval Code State Note
  Alabama     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Alaska     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Arizona     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Arkansas     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  California     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Colorado     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
 Connecticut    Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Delaware     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Florida     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Florida. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Florida State Bar's website. 
  Georgia     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Hawaii     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Idaho     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Idaho. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Idaho State Bar's website. 
  Illinois     Applied For   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Indiana     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Iowa     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Iowa. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Iowa State Bar's website. 
  Kansas     Credit Not Available   Yes Credit is not available for Kansas. Attorneys may not self-apply for credit in this state. This certificate is for your records only. 
  Kentucky     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Kentucky. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Kentucky State Bar's website. 
  Louisiana     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Louisiana. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Louisiana State Bar's website. 
  Maine     Applied For   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Maryland     Non-MCLE   Maryland does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Massachusetts     Non-MCLE   Massachusetts does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Michigan     Non-MCLE   Michigan does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Minnesota     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Mississippi     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Montana. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Montana State Bar's website. 
  Missouri     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Montana     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Montana. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Montana State Bar's website. 
  Nebraska     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Nebraska. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Nebraska State Bar's website. 
  Nevada     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
 New Hampshire     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  New Jersey    Reciprocal Credit   Available   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  New Mexico     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  New York     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  North Carolina     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  North Dakota     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Ohio     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Oklahoma     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Oregon     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Pennsylvania     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Rhode Island     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Rhode Island. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Rhode Islanda State Bar's website. 
  South Carolina     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in South Carolina. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the South Carolina State Bar's website. 
  South Dakota     Non-MCLE   South Dakota does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Tennessee     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Texas     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Utah     Applied For   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Vermont     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Virginia     Credit Not Available   Yes Credit is not available for Virginia. Attorneys may not self-apply for credit in this state. This certificate is for your records only. 
  Washington     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Washington. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Washington State Bar's website. 
  West Virginia     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Wisconsin     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Wyoming     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Wyoming. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Wyoming State Bar's website. 

ABA instructions for CLE credit - On Demand
State Application Status Approval Code State Note
  Alabama     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Alaska     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Arizona     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Arkansas     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  California     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Colorado     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
 Connecticut    Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Delaware     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Florida     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Florida. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Florida State Bar's website. 
  Georgia     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Hawaii     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Idaho     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Idaho. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Idaho State Bar's website. 
  Illinois     Applied For   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Indiana     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Iowa     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Iowa. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Iowa State Bar's website. 
  Kansas     Credit Not Available   Yes Credit is not available for Kansas. Attorneys may not self-apply for credit in this state. This certificate is for your records only. 
  Kentucky     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Kentucky. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Kentucky State Bar's website. 
  Louisiana     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Louisiana. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Louisiana State Bar's website. 
  Maine     Applied For   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Maryland     Non-MCLE   Maryland does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Massachusetts     Non-MCLE   Massachusetts does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Michigan     Non-MCLE   Michigan does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Minnesota     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Mississippi     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Montana. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Montana State Bar's website. 
  Missouri     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Montana     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Montana. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Montana State Bar's website. 
  Nebraska     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Nebraska. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Nebraska State Bar's website. 
  Nevada     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
 New Hampshire     Available for Credit   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  New Jersey    Reciprocal Credit   Available   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  New Mexico     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  New York     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  North Carolina     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  North Dakota     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Ohio     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Oklahoma     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Oregon     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Pennsylvania     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Rhode Island     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Rhode Island. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Rhode Islanda State Bar's website. 
  South Carolina     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in South Carolina. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the South Carolina State Bar's website. 
  South Dakota     Non-MCLE   South Dakota does not have a mandatory continuing legal education requirement. This certificate is for your records only and certifies attendance at the event. 
  Tennessee     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Texas     Applied For   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Utah     Applied For   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Vermont     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Virginia     Credit Not Available   Yes Credit is not available for Virginia. Attorneys may not self-apply for credit in this state. This certificate is for your records only. 
  Washington     Self Apply   Yes Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Washington. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Washington State Bar's website. 
  West Virginia     Approved   Yes Please keep this Certificate for your records. The ABA will report your attendance credits to the state on your behalf. If your bar number does not appear on this certificate, please contact the ABA at [email protected] to ensure that your credits have been reported.
  Wisconsin     Approved   No Please keep this Certificate for your records. Attorneys are responsible for reporting their own attendance to the state. This certificate contains all relevant information required to certify your attendance and credits earned. For specific information related to reporting attendance, please contact your state regulator with questions.
  Wyoming     Self Apply   No Attorneys must self-apply for credit in Wyoming. The INCBA does not directly apply for credit, but this program is accredited by other states, including New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. More information about self-applying for credit may be found at the Wyoming State Bar's website. 


Alabama
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Alaska
Accreditation Status:
Available for Credit
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Arizona
Accreditation Status:
Available for Credit
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Arkansas
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

California
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Colorado
Accreditation Status:
Applied For
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Connecticut
Accreditation Status:
Available for Credit
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Delaware
Accreditation Status:
Applied For
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Florida
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Georgia
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Hawaii
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Idaho
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Illinois
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Indiana
Accreditation Status:
Applied for
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Iowa
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Kansas
Accreditation Status:
Credit Not Availible
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Kentucky
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Louisiana
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Maine
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Maryland
Accreditation Status:
Non-MCLE
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Massachusetts
Accreditation Status:
Non-MCLE
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Michigan
Accreditation Status:
Non-MCLE
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Minnesota
Accreditation Status:
Applied For
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Mississippi
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Missouri
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Montana
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Nebraska
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Nevada
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

New Hampshire
Accreditation Status:
Available for Credit
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

New Jersey
Accreditation Status:
Reciprocal Credit Availible
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

New Mexico
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

New York
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

North Carolina
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

North Dakota
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Ohio
Accreditation Status:
Applied For
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Oklahoma
Accreditation Status:
Applied For
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Oregon
Accreditation Status:
Applied For
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Pennsylvania
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Rhode Island
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

South Carolina
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

South Dakota
Accreditation Status:
Non-MCLE
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Tennessee
Accreditation Status:
Applied For
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Texas
Accreditation Status:
Applied For
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
1 General Credit
Specialty Credits:

Utah
Accreditation Status:
Applied For
Total Credits:
1
General Credits:
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Vermont
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Approved
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Washington
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
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West Virginia
Accreditation Status:
Approved
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1 General Credit
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Wisconsin
Accreditation Status:
Approved
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1
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1 General Credit
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Wyoming
Accreditation Status:
Self Apply
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1
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1 General Credit
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Washington DC
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Non-MCLE
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Megan Sheehan's Profile

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Attorney

Sheehan & Associates


Attorney Megan E. Sheehan graduated from Macalester College in 2005, and from Vermont Law School in 2013. While at Vermont Law School, Megan participated in the South Royalton Legal Clinic, was an active member of the National Lawyers Guild VT Chapter, and volunteered on a statewide workers' rights hotline. Prior to joining Sheehan & Associates, Megan worked with the Vermont Workers' Center as the Director of Operations. She lives in the East Bay of Rhode Island with her husband, son, and a many pets.

Megan works with many cannabis businesses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and on a range of areas from licensing and regulatory compliance, business structure, contracts, capital raising, intellectual property, and civil litigation. Megan is a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and INCBA.


Karen Bernstein's Profile

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Managing Partner

Bernstein IP


Karen is the Managing Partner of Bernstein IP and is admitted to practice law in New York, Pennsylvania, and Colorado. Karen is a Board of Director and Sustaining Member of the International Cannabis Bar Association, a member of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Cannabis Law, and chair emeritus of the Packaging and Labeling Committee of the National Cannabis Business Industry Association. Karen speaks often at cannabis and hemp industry events and writes about intellectual property issues that affect the legal cannabis and hemp industries. Karen may be reached at [email protected]


Rachel Gillette's Profile

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Partner & Chair of the Cannabis Practice Group

Greenspoon Marder LLP


Rachel Gillette is among the first attorneys in the nation to dedicate her practice to the cannabis industry. Since 2010, Ms. Gillette has helped licensed cannabis and hemp businesses with licensing, permitting and regulatory compliance, business law and transactions, contract drafting and review, tax litigation, corporate formation, and other tax matters, including audit representation. She works with startups and entrepreneurs, investors, and ancillary industry businesses to help develop the cannabis innovation ecosystem, and is a zealous advocate for the industry.

Ms. Gillette regularly represents clients before the IRS’s Examinations, Appeals, and Collections Divisions, including cannabis businesses facing the challenges of IRS adjustments under IRC §280E. She has successfully challenged local, state and federal tax deficiencies on behalf of her clients, having prevented hundreds of thousands of dollars in incorrectly assessed taxes, interest, and penalties. She can assist individual and business taxpayers in §280E proposed adjustments, offers in compromise, audit examinations, innocent spouse claims, sales, use, and employment tax matters, trust fund tax penalty assessments, penalty abatements, and levy releases. Additionally, Ms. Gillette has significant U.S. Tax Court litigation experience, which is highly beneficial in unique and complex cannabis tax matters.

For several years, Ms. Gillette was the Executive Director of the Colorado state chapter of NORML, the National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws. She was a founding member of Women Grow and the National Cannabis Bar Association. She an advocate as well as an attorney, and is committed to helping change laws – and perceptions – relating to cannabis and ensuring state licensed and legal marijuana businesses are fairly taxed and regulated.

Ms. Gillette received her Juris Doctorate from the Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut, where she served as Associate Editor of the Quinnipiac University Probate Law Journal. During law school, she interned with the New Haven Public Defender’s office, where she developed her commitment to advocacy for those facing the many challenges of the criminal justice system.

Ms. Gillette serves on the Management Committee at Greenspoon Marder.


Lara Decaro's Profile

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Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Flinn, Matzger and Melnick


Lara L. DeCaro is a business attorney and mediator. She has concentrated her legal career in the areas of intellectual property, corporate governance and compliance, commercial transactions, real property, and mediation. Most of her clients came from highly-regulated industries and she translated that knowledge into a comprehensive medical cannabis business practice over the past 12 years. She has also represented event venues, entertainment providers, art galleries, authors, banks, recycling companies, investors, franchisors, an airport, and various small business owners. Whatever their industry Lara takes pride in getting to know her clients and working with them from start-up to wind-up.

Lara commenced her legal career as a litigator in Northern New Mexico, where a brief she authored was submitted to the Supreme Court of Colorado, and made law in her client’s favor. She also successfully defended marijuana and other criminal charges locally. Lara later took a position as in-house counsel for a premier company in the risk evaluation software industry and worked at a leading bio-pharmaceutical company. Both positions served as important career mechanisms that further developed her regulatory compliance skills, intellectual property knowledge, business sense, and transactional experience.

Lara is a founding board member, former executive officer, and current advisory board member of the International Cannabis Bar Association and currently sits on the Executive Committee of the Bar Association of San Francisco Cannabis Law Section, where she generated the idea for the San Francisco Cannabis Equity Program pro bono panel to provide meaningful representation to social equity applicants. She is a published author and frequent speaker on various matters of cannabis business law and had the honor of appearing on the August 14, 2020, Weed Wonks podcast. Lara was also on the team that drafted the Safe Agreement for Cannabis for Meadow (with the approval of YCombinator), an open source document intended to reduce costs of capital raises for California cannabis corporations.

Lara graduated with honors from both her undergraduate program at the University of Southern California and law school at Tulane, where she received a certificate in mediation in 1999 from the American Arbitration Association. She is licensed to practice law in California, Colorado, and New Mexico (currently inactive).

She was also a member of the New Mexico Senate Memorial 57 Advisory Council and the New Mexico State Bar Association ADR Committee, which authored the rules in New Mexico for alternative and effective dispute resolution.

In her spare time Lara enjoys live music, skiing, horseback riding, and baseball. She participates in her community by donating legal services to worthy causes and volunteering at her daughters’ schools. Lara lives in San Francisco.


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