Ethics Essentials: Investing in Clients (MJBiz 2018)

Ethics Essentials: Investing in Clients (MJBiz 2018)

Cannabis law and lawyer ethics experts Amy McDougal and Omar Figueroa will lead a discussion of the rules governing the practice of law as they pertain to taking an ownership interest in your cannabis client’s business. The conflicts of interest issues surrounding this scenario are numerous and can be complex to navigate. Omar and Amy will discuss the rules of professional conduct and other legal authority that shed light on what attorneys can do – and what they must do – when deciding to invest in their cannabis client’s business. 


  • Omar Figueroa (Partner, Law Offices of Omar Figueroa)

  • Amy McDougal (President, CLEAResources, LLC)

Course Materials:

Lawyers Doing Business With Their Clients: Legal and Ethical Dangers