Justin is a senior cannabis business lawyer at Gleam Law’s Seattle, WA headquarters, where he represents clients in a myriad of civil matters – including legal marijuana, hemp, and CBD businesses. He has received recognition for his successful representation of complex business litigation cases, as well as personal injury, medical malpractice, class action, and intellectual property cases. His practice extends to copyright and trademark matters, Consumer Protection Act, CAN-SPAM.
In addition to heading Gleam Law’s litigation department as an experienced cannabis attorney, Justin also handles matters of regulatory compliance surrounding hemp and CBD – including FDA labeling compliance, a topic Justin regularly speaks on nationally.
A cum laude graduate of Seattle University School of Law, Justin served as the Recent Developments and Technology Editor on the Seattle Journal for Social Justice. He also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Justice Mary Fairhurst on the Washington State Supreme Court, where he authored an opinion providing partial privacy protection under the public records act for unsubstantiated allegations of abuse against school teachers.
During law school, Justin was a member of the Dean’s list, an award given to those in the top 10% of their class. He is the past Chair of the King County Civil Rights Commission and he previously served on the City of Issaquah Planning Policy Commission. He has also been named a Rising Star by Superlawyers.com for seven consecutive years – 2012 through 2018. In 2019, Justin earned the coveted title of SuperLawyer. Currently, Justin serves as a Pro Tem Judge in Washington.
Justin is admitted to practice in Washington and Alaska, as well as the Washington Supreme Court, the Federal District Courts for the Western and Eastern District of Washington, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. If you’re looking for a motivated cannabis lawyer, Justin can help you with your legal marijuana, hemp, and CBD business.
- Seattle University School of Law – Cum Laude