A career criminal defense attorney, Andy has always been passionate about the injustice of citizens being arrested and prosecuted for marijuana crime. He has a scholarly understanding and love of our Fourth Amendment privacy rights. He has been an activist for education and access to cannabis for many years now and transitioning to cannabis law is a natural fit. Andy is all heart and will work tirelessly to support his clients and their businesses.
Andy has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, a master’s degree from the University of Washington, and a law degree from Mercer University. Having spent much of his adult life as a professional musician, he also has a PhD from the School of Hard Knocks. He would want you to know that raising a son on his own for many years while starting and managing businesses uniquely positions him to understand that start-up life is no joke!
Honored in 2017 by his peers as a Rising Star, and in 2018 peer-nominated into SuperLawyers Andy’s professorial low-key approach to the practice of law has won him the respect of clients, peers, Judges and court personnel. He is a member of the International Cannabis Bar Association, The Maine State Bar Association, NORML and has completed a satellite course of study at Oaksterdam University. In addition to being an exceptional lawyer, Andy happens to have a green thumb and an understanding of the unique challenges for our cannabis clients.