NORML Marijuana Business Section
NORML Criminal Defense Section
About Allison Margolin
Harvard lawyers Allison Margolin, Raza Lawrence, and associates: medical cannabis law (licensing application & zoning - both state & local) & crim defense. Offices in Los Angeles & San Francisco. Allison started her career defending marijuana patients and collectives under criminal law and has been doing so for more than 15 years. Since legalization has passed she has begun to ap... read more »
Harvard lawyers Allison Margolin, Raza Lawrence, and associates: medical cannabis law (licensing application & zoning - both state & local) & crim defense. Offices in Los Angeles & San Francisco.
Allison started her career defending marijuana patients and collectives under criminal law and has been doing so for more than 15 years. Since legalization has passed she has begun to apply offer her expertise for regulatory advising as well on local and state licensing applications for medical marijuana businesses.
Map & Directions
|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|Civil Trial Law||10.00%|
|Local Government Law||10.00%|
|Land Use and Zoning||7.00%|
|California||Member in Good Standing||2002|
|Margolin & Lawrence||2009 – present|
|Harvard Law School||J.D.||2002|
|Member||Beverly Hills Bar Association||2003 – present|
|NORML Marijuana Business Section||present|
|NORML Criminal Defense Section||present|
Awards and Recognitions
|SuperLawyer Rising Star||SuperLawyers||2017|
|SuperLawyer Rising Star||SuperLawyers||2016|
|SuperLawyer Rising Star (top 2% of Lawyers under age 40)||SuperLawyers||2015|
|Developments in Marijuana Law||High Times||2017|
|Cannabis Court||Westside Bar Association||2017|
|Federal Marijuana Law||CEB||2017|
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Publications and Articles
Speaking on the intersection of marijuana law, DUI, and the 4th Amendment.
Publisher: CEB Blog
Article on being a marijuana lawyer and cultivating clients - what to do and what to look out for.
Publisher: Hustler Magazine
Allison Margolin & Raza Lawrence on Federal & State marijuana law arguing for legalization and an end to prohibition.