Marijuana Law Section: Everything About Medical Marijuana in Michigan

Starts:  May 12, 2017 8:30 AM (ET)
Ends:  May 13, 2017 4:00 PM (ET)

Register: online with Eventbrite

Co-Sponsored with the Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys

Since 2008 and the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act, the number of marijuana related criminal prosecutions has significantly increased. Every attorney in Michigan practicing criminal law has seen more marijuana related cases and this is the perfect opportunity to sharpen your skills and get better results for your clients.

This seminar will feature nationally known speakers and local marijuana experts. Our keynote speaker will be Retired Judge Mary Celeste of Denver, Colorado.

What You Will Learn

Judge Celeste will present on the Marijuana Driving Laws in Michigan and How to Challenge Them, as well as the Effective Use of Marijuana Experts in Criminal Cases. Judge Celeste is a designated expert witness on marijuana and driving with 2 companies, Expert Consulting Services, Inc. and the Expert Institute, as well as a court of law. She is currently a faculty member of the National Center for DWI Courts and adjunct faculty at National Judicial College. Judge Celeste's extensive CV can be read online.

Solid Dose Chemical Marijuana Analysis by attorney Barton Morris.

DRE and Marijuana and Driving by attorney Jeffery Crampton.

Driver License Restoration Issues Regarding Marijuana by attorney Karen Phillips.

Biological Testing of Blood for THC at the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Department by Dr. Andreas Stolz.

Search and Seizure Issues Related to Patients and Caregivers and the Lawyers that Represent Them by attorney Matthew Abel.

Litigating Medical Marijuana Section 8 Hearings by attorney Michael Komorn.

Tips for Fighting a DUID Marijuana Case in Michigan by attorney Michael Boyle.

20 Hot Medical Marijuana Criminal Defense Issues by attorney Mary Chartier.

What's Included

  • Two days of Instruction
  • Two days of breakfast and lunch
  • Two days of coffee, beverages, and snacks
  • Dinner and entertainment on Friday evening

What it Costs

  • $350 for members of the Marijuana Law Section or MIAOWIA
  • $425 if you represent more than 5 indigent clients in a year
  • $500 for standard enrollment


Candlewood Suites is located next door to the Henry Center. Room block rates are $95/single or $135/one bedroom suite before April 12. Call (517) 351-8181 or visit

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James B. Henry Center for Executive Development
3535 Forest Rd
Lansing, MI 48910