AABA Public Law/Public Service Committee – Marijuana Regulation Panel on November 1

The AABA Public Law/Public Service Committee cordially invites you to our upcoming panel discussion on the impact of marijuana laws on communities of color.  We have lined up a distinguished panel and moderator, who will lead a lively and informative discussion.  Please RSVP for this special event by clicking on this link(https://www.aaba-bay.com/event-2644412).  Space is limited and this event will reach capacity quickly!  

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. In 2012, Ms. Polk wrote a report on the Human Rights Impact of the War on Drugs in San Francisco. She is currently examining the racial justice implications of Cannabis legalization.

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.

Date:              Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Time:              Reception at 6:00 p.m.  Panel Discussion at 6:30 p.m.

Where:           Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP

                       Wendel Conference Center

                       1111 Broadway, Suite 2400, Oakland, CA  94607

Cost:               AABA members and guests – no charge.  ($10 for MCLE credit) 

RSVP:             RSVP deadline is October 27, 2017.  Space is limited.

MCLE:            One hour MCLE credit (pending)