The Impact of Marijuana Laws Past, Present and Future on Communities of Color

  • 01 Nov 2017
  • 6:00 PM
  • Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP, Wendel Conference Center, 1111 Broadway, Floor 19, Oakland, CA 94607


  • Includes MCLE credit
  • Free for those not needing MCLE credit

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Please join the AABA Public Law/Public Service Committee for an exciting discussion on the impact of marijuana laws on our community. 

  • Panelist Khurshid Khoja is a legal expert on all aspects of the legal cannabis industry and the founder of Greenbridge Corporate Counsel, a law firm specializing and devoted to providing legal services and advice to clients involved in the cannabis industry. 
  • Panelist Rich Pio Roda is a partner with Meyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson, PLC, and serves as the City Attorney for the City of San Leandro.  Mr. Pio Roda is at the forefront of drafting local laws and guidelines in response to the recent legalization of marijuana in California. 
  • Panelist Zoë Polk is the Deputy Director of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission.  Ms. Polk has studied the impact of the war on drugs on communities of color, is currently drafting a report for the S.F. Office of Cannabis on proposed measures to address diversity and equity in the cannabis industry.

  • Moderator Michael Guina is the City Attorney for the City of Emeryville, which, like San Leandro, currently is in the process of implementing ordinances and regulations relating to legal cannabis.

Reception starts at 6:00 pm, panel discussion starts at 6:30 pm
1 HR MCLE credit pending (.5 general MCLE and .5 Elimination of Bias)
RSVP deadline is November 27, 2017.  Space is limited.

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