Practice Areas

Wicker Law Group handles all types of cannabis cases, both business and criminal defense.

Cannabis Business and Corporate Law

Wicker Law Group, based in San Diego, represents new and established cannabis businesses. Our expertise is focused on corporate compliance with the myriad of local, State and Federal laws concerning cannabis and hemp. We regularly advise and represent parties concerning the merger and acquisition of licensed cannabis businesses.

We provide legal representation for acquiring cannabis licenses and permits from the State and local governments for all cannabis license types including, cultivation, distribution, manufacturing, retail and other related cannabis business services.

Cannabis Business Formation

- Corporate Formations
- Limited Liability Company (LLC) Formations
- Partnership Agreements
- Stock Purchase Agreements

Cannabis Business Licensing

- Department of Cannabis Control Licenses
- CA State licenses for retail, cultivation, delivery, distribution, cannabis events, laboratory testing, and manufacturing
- City and County permits for cannabis business licenses

Cannabis Business Litigation and Mediation

- Complete case evaluation for settlement or trial
- Civil trial services in all California Courts
- Civil trial services in all California Federal Courts
- Alternative dispute resolution
- Arbitration
- Mediation

Cannabis Mergers & Acquisitions

- Experienced M & A legal counsel
- Guidance from the Letter of Intent (LOI) to the final purchase agreement
- Membership Interest Purchase Agreements
- Operating Agreements and Corporate Bylaws
- Stock Purchase Agreements
- Escrow Services

Cannabis Political Advocacy

- Advocacy for the cannabis consumer and patient
- Long term involvement in the cannabis community advocating legalization and fair and science-based regulations
- Political engagement with City, County and State officials for entrepreneurial projects and consumer and patient’s rights

Cannabis Regulatory Compliance

- Mandatory compliance from the Department of Cannabis Control
- Mandatory compliance from the CA Secretary of State/Business Affairs
- Mandatory compliance from the CA Franchise Tax Board
- Mandatory compliance from local government regulations
- Mandatory compliance from the FDA, FTC, and IRS

CBD & Hemp

- Formation of business entity to hold Hemp Cultivars Registration Permit
- Property search for suitable location and zoning for hemp cultivation
- Application for Hemp Cultivars Registration Permit
- Analysis of CBD business plan for legal operations
- Licensing of CBD or hemp products
- Protection of intellectual property for CBD products

Commercial Real Estate

- Determination of a suitable premises location for a cannabis business
- Analysis of local and state regulations re zoning and taxation
- Commercial lease agreements
- Property Purchase Sales Agreements

General Counsel Services

- Available for specific projects or continuing corporate services
- Focused on compliance requirements from various governmental agencies
- As advocates for sensible regulations, we closely follow the rapidly evolving legal climate for cannabis regulations

Criminal Defense & Parole Hearings

- Experienced trial advocacy in criminal cannabis cases

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