AREAS OF PRACTICE
- JD from Willamette University, College of Law
- BS in Engineering Technology from Oregon Institute of Technology
Marijuana Law Attorney Alan Hanson
Alan is the recognized cannabis lawyer and cannabis credit union expert in Oregon. His practice focuses on developing cannabis and hemp credit union divisions. Prior to entering private practice as a cannabis attorney and banking expert, he spent 17 years as the General Counsel and Compliance Officer for Maps Credit Union. At Maps, he created and managed the first fully compliant cannabis credit union division in Oregon. This program remains the largest, most successful cannabis credit union division in the state. Additionally, it is used by the state credit union regulators as the example of how to properly operate a marijuana related business banking program. Alan has extensive knowledge on cannabis credit union compliance requirements along with the operational challenges to serve cannabis-related businesses.
Alan is a member of the Oregon State Bar and holds a J.D. degree from Willamette University, College of Law and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Oregon Institute of Technology.