Omar Figueroa is a pioneering cannabis lawyer with more than eighteen years of experience providing legal counsel and representation to members of California’s cannabis industry.
Omar is an expert in California cannabis law and is frequently quoted in the media. Omar has taught several Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars to lawyers on cannabis-related topics, including legal ethics, MCRSA (Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act) and Proposition 64 (Adult Use of Marijuana Act).
Omar graduated from Yale College, Stanford Law School and Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College, and learned the craft from legendary San Francisco trial lawyer Tony Serra. Omar has also represented, on a pro bono basis, medical cannabis patients, computer hackers and activists facing incarceration for peaceful direct action.
He is a Founding Lifetime Member of the National Cannabis Bar Association (NCBA) and a Lifetime Member of the NORML Legal Committee.