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The Cannabis Law Committee of the Bar Association of San Francisco presents
Cannabis Fall Conference - 2018

October 4, 2018: 12:00 pm - 5:15 pm
MCLE Credits - 4 H, of which 1 Hour in Legal Ethics
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Come and learn the current legal and regulatory developments affecting the Cannabis industry.

The BASF Cannabis Conference provides attorneys an opportunity to enhance their practical skills in the rapidly-evolving cannabis space; offers attorneys the chance to learn about the cannabis industry and movement; and provides attorneys the chance to build connections and a strong bar for San Francisco.

THE BASF CANNABIS CONFERENCE
Views from the Frontier: Practicing Law in the Cannabis Space

Session I: Regulatory Check-in Nearly One Year In
Speaker: Nicole Elliott, Director, San Francisco Office of Cannabis
Director Elliott will offer her views on the successes and challenges of the past nine months and her office’s areas of focus for the future of regulation of commercial cannabis in San Francisco.

Session II: Ethical Management of Conflicts of Interest
Speaker: John Steele, The Law Office of John Steele
Berkeley Law Professor John Steele will present an overview of the ethical issues involved in managing conflicts of interest with a focus on lawyers representing clients in the cannabis industry.

Session III:
Hot Topics for Cannabis Lawyers & Clients
Local cannabis lawyers and clients will discuss the hottest topics facing both them and others looking to work with the cannabis industry, with a focus on lawyers who are curious about practicing in this space.
Speakers:
Mary Shapiro, Law Office of Mary L. Shapiro
Lara De Caro, Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger & Melnick, LLP
Daniel Dellafosse, Law Office of Daniel Dellafosse
Edward Donaldson, San Francisco Cannabis Equity Applicant
Aaron Flynn, Co-Founder Gold Seal SF and Chair of the SF Chapter of California Growers Association

Session IV: History of Cannabis Prohibition
Speaker: Martin Lee, Author and Activist
Renowned historian and author Martin Lee will review the history of cannabis prohibition in the United States, from the early 20th century to today.

Session V: Closing Remarks
Cannabis Law Committee Officers
Ryan Lowther, Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Shay Aaron Gilmore, The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore
Nicole Howell Neubert, Clark Neubert LLP
Lara DeCaro, Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger & Melnick LLP

12:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided
Sponsored by: Clark Neubert LLP

5:30 p.m. Cocktail and Networking Reception
Hosted by: Farella Braun + Martel LLP, Russ Building, 235 Montgomery Street, 17th Floor

Thank you to our sponsors!
Platinum Sponsor: Clark Neubert LLP
Reception Sponsor: Farella Braun + Martel LLP
For sponsorship opportunities, email events@sfbar.org.

Registration Cost includes:
$90.00 Registration includes 2018 Section Dues (Must be a BASF Member to receive this discount).
$130.00 Registration includes 2018 & 2019 Section Dues (Must be a BASF Member to receive this discount)
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Location

BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Directions

Schedule

MCLE Regis / Lunch: 12 - 1 p.m.
Prorgram: 1 - 5 p.m.
Reception: Farella Braun + Martel

Cost

BASF Member$90.00
Non-Member$110.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Event Code: G182401

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