Lawrence D. Mishkin is counsel to the Hoban Law Group based in Denver, Colorado and has his own civil practice, Mishkin Law, LLC, in Northbrook, Illinois which represents entrepreneurs and small to mid-size businesses. A lawyer for over 30 years, Larry has traditionally focused his practice on assisting his clients in state and federal litigation, appellate and administrative matters including alternative dispute resolution options (arbitration and mediation) when appropriate. In 2013, he expanded his practice to include representing groups seeking marijuana dispensary and cultivation licenses in Illinois as well as business interests ancillary to the medical marijuana market. Since that time, Larry’s cannabis-based practice has greatly expanded in Illinois and nationwide to now include representations of third party providers to cultivation centers and dispensaries, manufacturers of infused and other cannabis and CBD based products, Illinois health care professionals, Illinois patients, cannabis based investment funds and holding companies and cannabis industry business consultants. Larry has also worked with My Compassion, a Michigan based patients advocacy group committed to educating local residents and health care professionals on their rights, duties and risks under the Illinois medical cannabis program. Larry regularly consults with and counsels persons and groups looking for entry into the medical and adult use cannabis industry as well as the national hemp and CBD markets. As a regular presenter on the cannabis business conference and trade show circuit, Larry has developed a strong network of connections with persons in all parts of the legal cannabis and hemp industries throughout this country and in Canada, Europe and the Middle East.