Legal expert to speak to local ‘Women Grow’ chapter |

Legal expert to speak to local ‘Women Grow’ chapter

Attorney Stephen Munkelt will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 1 Women Grow Nevada County Chapter meeting at 6:30 p.m. at The Stonehouse, 107 Sacramento Street, Nevada City. With recent changes to California cannabis legislation, Munkelt will offer expertise and clarity with regards to the latest regulations. Munkelt is a graduate of University of San Diego School of Law and has been admitted to practice in California courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, as well as California Federal District Courts. He is certified as a specialist in criminal law by the State Bar, and his practice is located in Nevada City. He is a member of Americans for Safe Access, and an opponent of the policy of drug prohibition. He has represented numerous clients accused of marijuana crimes, and those facing violations of county ordinance measures. He has been a member of CACJ (California Attorneys for Criminal Justice), NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) and an associate member of CPDA (California Public Defenders Association) for more than three decades.

Women Grow is a national organization with 33 chapters around the country, created to “connect, educate, inspire and empower” the next generation of cannabis industry leaders by creating programs, community and events for aspiring and current business executives. Nevada County Women Grow welcomes all industry people — men and women — as well as supporters.

Through local Educational Symposiums and national Women Grow Speakers Bureau Events, the organization’s goal is to provide members with relevant content from experienced leaders on current topics in the cannabis industry. Tickets can be purchased online by visitng For more information, call 415-298-1114 or visit

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