Upcoming Speaking Engagements
The Future of Cannabis
Decriminalizing Psychedelics Learn More
Denver Psilocybin Initiative: Update on Implementation and Implication for Future Psychedelic Decriminalization Learn More
Becoming Whole- Psychedelic Medicine and the Future of Transformational Wellness
Overview of Psychedelic Decriminalization and Legalization Efforts in 2020
Psychedelic Decriminalization Efforts and Prospects for Future Reform Learn More
Prior Speaking Engagements
The Status of Hemp CBD Under Federal and California Laws and Regulations: “To Infuse or Not to Infuse (with Hemp CBD), that is the question.” Learn More
Financing and raising money in the cannabis industry. Learn More
Discussing the overview of cannabis business opportunities and the regulatory environment around the US, May 9th and 10th. Learn More
Discussing overview of cannabis business opportunities and the regulatory environment around the US. Learn More
Sean spoke on how cannabis companies can raise money without relying on banks. Learn More
Psychoactive Plant –Fungus-Toad Medicines and the Law Learn More
Sean McAllister, Kresimir Peharda, and Navid Brewster will be presenting a workshop at the State of Cannabis Conference in Long Beach, CA on September 25, 2018. The workshop will focus on “Attracting Investment to Your Cannabis Business.” For more information, Learn More
Speaking at the “Stop, Drop, and Do Your Due Diligence: Preparedness for Engaging with Investors and Partners”. Learn More
Ethics – Competency: Legal Knowledge and Preparation: This special credit (one hour) ethics panel will consider the how to determine whether a lawyer has the requisite knowledge and skill to address a particular issue or opportunity in the cannabis industry. Applicable factors include the relative complexity and specialized nature of the matter, the lawyer’s general experience, the lawyer’s experience in the cannabis industry, the preparation the lawyer is able to give the matter, and whether it is feasible to refer the matter to, or associate or consult with, a lawyer of established competence in the cannabis field. Learn More
Insurance issues in the cannabis area and risks of the industry including products liability, recalls, and pesticide issues. The event was hosted by the National Cannabis Bar Association and Sean was joined by attorney Jason Horst. Learn More
Speaking on product liability issues related to cannabis. Learn More
Spoke on a panel “Better Safe Than Sued”. Learn More
"Golden State of Mind" - Legal and Accounting Tips for the New California Marijuana Regulations and Market.
The Transition to Regulation in Los Angeles and California Starting in 2018″, October 19, 2017 at the historic Grauman Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA Learn More
Open a Cannabis Business Workshop at Clover Leaf University – Sean discussed legal issues around opening a marijuana business in California at the event. Learn More
Speaking on “Let’s Make a Deal! Business Relationships and Contract Best Practices.” Learn More
Speaking on the marijuana industry’s energy needs and challenges in dealing with energy companies. Learn More
Federal Bar Association, Civil Rights Division
Speaking on civil rights law overlaps with the marijuana industry.
MEDICOLEGAL Aspects of Marijuana In Criminal Law, Civil Regulations, and Forensic Science
Presenting on Business Regulation and the Enforcement Process for Colorado Marijuana Law.
Colorado Bar Association, Employment Law CLE
Speaking on employment law issues in marijuana companies.
Challenges & Opportunities of Owning & Operating a Marijuana Business
Sean spoke at the Colorado Marijuana Industry Legal and Accounting Advice and Compliance live CLE Seminar.
Marijuana Business Daily Conference
Presenting on pesticide regulations in the marijuana industry.
Colorado Marijuana Industry – Legal, Accounting, Advice and Compliance Conference
Co-sponsored by the Colorado/Wyoming Chapter of NACVA (The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts) and the Colorado Bar Association Cannabis Law Committee, presenting on Legal and Accounting Advice and Compliance.
National Cannabis Summit
Cannabis Creative Conference
Presented on celebrity endorsements of marijuana.
National Cannabis Industry Association, Cannabis Business Summit
Presented on Real estate issues in marijuana.
High Times Cannabis Cup
Presented on the future of marijuana legalization.
NORML Legal Seminar, spring 2015
Presented on regulatory compliance in marijuana law.
Drug Policy Alliance
Presented on DUID-Marijuana laws.
Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Presented on criminal justice issues and marijuana
Lions and Rotary Club
Presenting on the legalization of marijuana under Amendment 64.
Drug Policy Alliance
Presented on the future of legalization.
Cannabis Business Alliance, Casselman’s Marijuana Forums
Numerous presentations on the rollout of marijuana legalization in CO.
Denver 420 Rally
Spoke on marijuana legalization 2010-2012.
CLE International “Medical Marijuana Conference”
Presented on regulatory framework of medical marijuana.
Marijuana Legalization Testimony
Testimony in front of the Colorado and Hawaiian legislatures on marijuana legalization, 2010-2014.