Lawyer Up: How to Find a Top-Shelf Cannabis Attorney - CULTURE | MERRY JANE

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Given that most attorneys do not specialize in cannabis law, it can be difficult finding the right lawyer for any cannabis-related issue. What should you look for when hiring legal counsel?

Disclaimer: This column is written for educational purposes only. It does not provide specific legal advice and does not create an attorney-client relationship. This column should not be used as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed attorney in your state.

Looking for an attorney to help you start your cannabis business? Need a criminal defense attorney for a cannabis-related matter? There are many things to consider when you’re hiring a lawyer. And when it comes to cannabis, you should take extra time and care to ensure that the attorney you hire is the right fit for your situation. In MERRY JANE’s case, they asked me — a practicing lawyer who specializes in cannabis — to pen this column each week about the multitude of legal hurdles anyone entering the green industry may encounter. Welcome back to Lawyer Up.

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