Section Events

  • Trial Skills Seminar & Workshop on THC Testing Reports & Experts

    Sep 9 - 10, (ET)
    Join the MI Association of OWI Attorneys and the State Bar of Michigan's Cannabis Law Section for a Trial Skills Seminar and Workshop on THC Testing Reports and Experts at Michigan State University's Henry Center for Executive Development in Lansing. Your ticket will provide not only the seminar and workshop, but also a continental breakfast service on both days, a full service lunch, and snacks and beverages throughout both days. On Friday, Attorney Barton Morris will start off this two day seminar teaching how to use the data from MSP Lab on your marijuana blood test to your advantage, even without your own expert. You will learn to utilize the state's expert to help win your case. Learning how to direct experts, either your own expert or the state's and gaining practical knowledge by engaging and participating in a workshop and doing your own direct and cross of Dr. Andreas Stolz. Dr. Andreas Stolz will be joined by Attorney Michael Nichols to demonstrate how to perform a direct examination of an expert such as Dr. Stolz. On Saturday, Attorney Michael Komorn will train attendees on how to attack lab reports using Daubert and other methods. Dr. Karl Ebner will cover the Pharmaco Dynamics of THC in the body and its active release under stress. He will also cover impairment effects from THC. Council and Board members will guide you through a workshop on Voir Dire specifically for THC driving. You will also have the opportunity to workshop a real case and practice your cross of a lab tech. If you can't attend in person, a "Zoom Ticket" is an option. This will also be offered as a recording available to all registered attendees. The "Zoom Ticket" will still qualify you for CLE credits. Please note: Zoom attendees will not be able to participate in the workshop, only observe. There is a room block at the new Holiday Inn in Okemos (right off 96), 2350 Jolly Oak Road, Okemos, MI 48864. Discounts are available by reserving at the link below, or by calling: (517) 999-8700. Group code is OWI.®ionCode=1&hotelCode=LANLO&_PMID=99801505&GPC=OWI&cn=no&viewfullsite=true If you have questions about this event, please email Jennifer Hinze at
    Lansing, MI, United States

  • Cannabis Law Section Annual Conference

    Sep 29 - Oct 1, (ET)
    Michigan’s Premier Cannabis Law Event Nowhere else can you get this many expert viewpoints in one place. Get timely insights from state and federal regulatory agencies, law enforcement, municipalities, scientists, and more. It’s perfect whether you’re experienced in cannabis law or ready to jump into this thriving area. Andrew Brisbo returns to share his inside view on the latest happenings with the Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA). John Hudak of the Brookings Institution is also back, and keeps you current on the federal policy landscape. Get guidance on successfully securing municipal licenses. Help clients tackle the toughest banking, ownership, and tax issues. You will be able to: Keep current on statutory changes by hearing from an all-star panel Tackle the challenges that arise when a municipality opts out Help clients establish—and maintain—strong relationships with banks Successfully advise cannabis businesses and file license applications Be prepared for the possible impacts of Ohio legalizing adult use Tackle emerging issues regarding cannabis and psychedelics in the U.S. Grasp the science behind the Viridis recall and the importance of recordkeeping AVAILABLE FORMATS IN PERSON Attend in person. Networking opportunities. ELECTRONIC MATERIALS Individual access to online materials. For registration and lodging reservations, you must go through the ICLE site:
    Acme, MI, United States