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Jessica C. McElfresh

858-756-7107
Jessica Claire McElfresh
McElfresh Law, Inc.
646 Valley Avenue Ste C2
Solana Beach, CA 92075
www.criminallawyersandiego.com
Phone: 858-756-7107
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Jessica C. McElfresh

Lifetime Member

About Jessica C. McElfresh

Jessica C. McElfresh is a San Diego attorney specializing in medical marijuana law, policy, and government regulation and permitting.  She has worked with numerous collectives and businesses in the medical marijuana industry, including representing several clients to successful applications for licenses to operate licensed dispensaries in the City of San Diego.  Ms. McElfresh has also authored s... read more »

Biography

Jessica C. McElfresh is a San Diego attorney specializing in medical marijuana law, policy, and government regulation and permitting.  She has worked with numerous collectives and businesses in the medical marijuana industry, including representing several clients to successful applications for licenses to operate licensed dispensaries in the City of San Diego.  Ms. McElfresh has also authored several local ballot initiatives and served on a mayoral working group to regulate medical marijuana. 

Ms. McElfresh is also a criminal defense attorney, focusing on narcotics and drug cases, search and seizure law, assault and battery, arson, domestic violence, asset forfeiture, theft, fraud, marijuana and prescription drug DUIs, and more.

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Contact Information

Jessica C. McElfresh -
McElfresh Law, Inc.
646 Valley Avenue Ste C2
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 858-756-7107
  • Mobile: 858-248-2901
  • Fax: 858-225-6700

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Land Use and Zoning35.00%
Business Law25.00%
Criminal Defense10.00%
Civil Trial Law5.00%
Administrative Law5.00%
Local Government Law5.00%
Marijuana Defense5.00%
Landlord-Tenant Law5.00%
Commercial Real Estate Law5.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
California Member in Good Standing ---

Work Experience

Position Duration
McElfresh Law, Inc. 2011 – present

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
University of San Diego School of Law Law J.D. 2009
Scripps College Spanish Literature B.A. 2005

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member California Cannabis Industry Association 2014 – present
Member National Cannabis Industry Association 2014 – present
Member California Attorneys for Criminal Justice 2012 – present
Member Criminal Defense Bar Association of San Diego 2012 – present
Community Director NORML Women's Alliance - San Diego Chapter 2012 – present
Member Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court 2011 – present
Lifetime Member National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2010 – present
Member Lawyers Club of San Diego 2009 – present
Member San Diego County Bar Association 2009 – present

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
Honor Award Casa Cornelia Law Center 2010

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Changes to California Marijuana Law in January 2018

Posted on Friday, January 12th, 2018

As of January 1, 2018, recreational marijuana is legal in California, making it the largest state to legalize recreational cannabis use thus far. However, since the law only passed with a 57 percent m... [read more]

What You Need to Know About Recreational Marijuana in California

Posted on Friday, December 29th, 2017

Everyone knows that cannabis is legal for both medical and recreational uses in California. However, questions abound about how to buy recreational cannabis, where to smoke it, or how to start a recre... [read more]

AB 1008 to “Ban the Box” for Employers Asking about Criminal History

Posted on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Starting January 1, 2018, Californians with criminal histories will have a much easier time getting a job. This year, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the so-called “Ban the Box” legis... [read more]

Crowdfunding for California Marijuana Farm Fire Victims Denied

Posted on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

The fires that ravaged more than 200,000 acres in Northern California has hit the local cannabis industry hard. In Mendocino, Sonoma, and Napa counties, at least 34 farms were destroyed by the flames.... [read more]

New Website Explains San Diego Marijuana Guidelines

Posted on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Last month, San Diego City published a new page on its website to provide guidance to current and prospective cannabis entrepreneurs hoping to operate legally within the city limits. The website, foun... [read more]

Is a State Bank for Cannabis Business Coming to California?

Posted on Friday, October 27th, 2017

Eight states in the nation have legalized recreational cannabis, and 29 of them (in addition to Washington, D.C.) now allow the use of the plant for medical purposes. To meet the demands of this ever-... [read more]