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The Bar Association of San Francisco presents
Cannabis Conference - 2019

October 30, 2019: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCLE Credits - 3 H, of which 1 Hour is in Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society
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Growing Social Equity and the Regulated Cannabis Marketplace

This half-day event gives practitioners the opportunity to learn about 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.

Opening Remarks
Ryan Lowther, Farella Braun + Martel; Chair, BASF Cannabis Law Section

Session I: California Cannabis Equity Programs
Shay Aaron Gilmore, Principal, The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore; Vice-Chair, BASF Cannabis Law Section
Marisa Rodriguez, Director, San Francisco Office of Cannabis
Alex Freedman, Deputy City Attorney, Los Angeles Office of the City Attorney
Greg Minor, Assistant to the City Administrator, Oakland City Administrator's Office

Session II: Cannabis M&A Transaction Primer
Lara DeCaro, Partner, Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger & Melnick; Treasurer, BASF Cannabis Law Section
Greg LeSaint, Senior Associate, Farella Braun + Martel
Cassia Furman, Partner, Vicente Sederberg
Jay Purcell, Senior Attorney, Clark Neubert
Brent Johnson, CEO, Hoban Law Group

Session III: Cannabis Hot Topics Roundtable
Nicole Howell Neubert, Principal, Clark Neubert; Secretary, BASF Cannabis Law Section
Shabnam Malek, Partner, Brand & Branch
Habib Bentaleb, Partner, Ragghianti Freitas
Rebecca Stamey-White, Partner, Hinman & Carmichael
M. Allen Hopper, Senior Counsel, Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger & Melnick

Closing Remarks
Ryan Lowther, Farella Braun + Martel; Chair, BASF Cannabis Law Section

Thank you to our sponsors:
Farella Braun + Martel
The Law Offices of Shay Aaron Gilmore
Clark Neubert LLP
Leland Parachini Steinberg Matzger & Melnick LLP
AHERN Insurance Brokerage



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


8:30-9:00am: MCLE Registration
9:00-12:20pm Program
12:30-2:00pm Lunch/Networking Reception


Section Member$90.00
BASF Member$130.00

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

Event Code: G192401

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Fax or Mail your registration: Registration Form ( PDF)

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