5 June 2016

The expo is being held on June 11 & 12

Here’s the link  http://www.oregonhempconvention.com

Legal speakers include

Leland R Berger

Following 31 years in private practice, including his statewide representation of medical cannabis patients and
their providers for 19 years, Portland attorney and activist Leland R. Berger has morphed his law practice from criminal defense to advising cannabusinesses. Co-drafter of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act, its amendments and several dispensary and legalization initiatives and bills (including Measure 91), his activism includes citizen lobbying, public speaking, and protester defense. Mr. Berger is a member of the National Cannabis Industry Association, the Oregon Cannabis Industry Association, the NORML Legal Committee, Americans for Safe Access’ Board of Legal Advisers and the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He is a co-founder and Board Member of the National Cannabis Bar Association, and Chair of its Amicus Committee

Courtney N. Moran

LL.M. founding principal of EARTH Law, LLC is the leading national expert on industrial hemp law who drives policy in developing a sustainable industrial hemp industry.  She is a sought-after speaker who has presented on industrial hemp law and policy at conferences throughout the U.S. and at Oregon State University.  In January 2014, Courtney graduated magna cum laude from Lewis and Clark Law School with a Master of Laws in Environmental and Natural Resources Law, with an emphasis in Industrial Hemp Law

Paul Loney

Is the founder of Oregon’s most experienced comprehensive cannabis law firm. In 2009, Mr. Loney developed the legal blueprint for Oregon’s first private cannabis club, which was considered the beginning of the “dispensary” system in Oregon, as well the first National high-profile cannabis café. With offices in both Portland and Ashland, he represents producers, processors, retailers and ancillary cannabis businesses throughout Oregon. Mr. Loney helped draft numerous cannabis related ballot initiatives, including Oregon’s Ballot Measure 91. He has presented at a variety of seminars and conferences throughout Oregon regarding marijuana business law and compliance issues. Mr. Loney was the co-chair for Oregon’s first cannabis business
continuing legal education seminar and is the attorney for Oregon’s largest growers’ organization. He recently collaborated with the Oregonian and University of Oregon regarding a lecture on recreational marijuana in Oregon.

Brian Sheets

.. is an Oregon natural resources and land use attorney experienced in water law, environmental law, and municipal law. He has represented municipal, corporate, and individual clients in litigation and transactional capacities by solving water rights and stormwater management issues. Brian graduated cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School with certificates in Environmental & Natural Resources law and Criminal Law & Procedure and has authored several water law articles and given presentations to water industry groups. Brian spent his third year of law school as the head law clerk at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and presently sits on the Planning Commission for the City of Troutdale.

Bradley M. Steinman

is an Oregon-licensed attorney who lives and practices law in the state capitol of Salem, Oregon. As a law student, Bradley clerked for two of Oregon’s leading medical marijuana lawyers in Portland. An outspoken cannabis legalization and drug policy reform advocate since 2011, Bradley co-founded Law Students for Sensible Drug Policy (LSSDP), and was the founder of Lewis and Clark Law School’s chapter of SSDP. Bradley’s solo law firm, Green Business Law, primarily focuses on litigation, appeals, and on assisting clients with state and local compliance, contracts, administrative law, and business matters. Bradley is general counsel to the Oregon Cannabis Business Council.