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  • Joint JD and MBA degree at Seattle University’s School of Law and Albers School of Business and Economics.
  • BA in English-Creative Writing from City University of New York, Hunter College in New York City, NY
  • TESOL Certificate from Peking University in Beijing, China.

Tel: (206) 693-2900 x.789

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Marijuana Law Attorney Ammon J. Ford

Ammon joined Gleam Law after two years serving as our law clerk. He holds joint JD and MBA degree from Seattle University’s School of Law and Albers School of Business and Economics with a focus in entrepreneurial business law. He is fascinated by the development of cannabis in law and economics and looks forward to navigating the industry for decades to come. 

At Seattle University, Ammon’s Nocturnal Brewing team was the Grand Prize Winner of the 17th Annual Harriet Stephenson Business Plan Competition, hosted in 2015 by the Albers Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center. In 2013 he founded the Cannabis Law Society (CLAW), the first cannabis-centered law student association in the US, and served on the boards of the JD/MBA Student Association and Phi Alpha Delta International Law Fraternity.  

When he is not working, you can find Ammon rock climbing, camping, reading poetry, and spending time with his wife and their dog Stubby Charlie.

Volunteer & Pro Bono Work

Volunteer Attorney, Wayfind Microenterprise Legal Clinic

Business Basics Coach, Ventures Nonprofit


SBA Policy Change Chills Loans for ‘Cannabis-Related’ Business, MG Magazine, April 2018

Whats’ in a Name: Protect your company’s brand, Marijuana Ventures, January 2018

How to Use (or Lose) a Cannabis Trademark, Ganjaprenuer, December 2017

Blunts and Spliffs, Marijuana Ventures, June 2017

Clean Air Regulations Impact Cannabis Business, Marijuana Ventures, October 2015