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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
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Jessica C. McElfresh

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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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When Will I Be Able to Smoke Recreational Marijuana in California?

Posted on Friday, September 29th, 2017

If you are 21 years of age or older and are asking yourself “when will I be able to smoke recreational marijuana in California,” the answer is now. Under Proposition 64, also known as the ... [read more]

Military Woman Found with Marijuana Receives Reduced Penalty

Posted on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

In California, possession of marijuana on a military base is a serious matter since it is strictly prohibited in military service. Not long ago, a woman was found with a small amount of marijuana whil... [read more]

What Is the Marijuana Sanctuary Bill?

Posted on Friday, September 15th, 2017

California’s state government may be on the verge of passing a marijuana sanctuary bill. The proposed law would prohibit state and local police from enforcing federal marijuana prohibition laws ... [read more]

Drug Charges Dismissed Near Mexican Border

Posted on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Recently, a man was driving near the Mexican border but did not want to cross over, so he made an illegal U-turn near a checkpoint. This raised the border patrol’s suspicion, who pulled him over... [read more]

Man Charged by Military Police for Drug Possession Sees Dismissal

Posted on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Members of the military police recently pulled a man over on a public road near a local military base. During the stop, the officers found some marijuana and charged him with drug possession. With ext... [read more]

What Is the Small Business Tax Equity Act?

Posted on Thursday, August 31st, 2017

While numerous states are legalizing or decriminalizing medical and recreational marijuana, the federal government is maintaining its stance that cannabis is a Schedule I drug. This makes it illegal t... [read more]