Mary Shapiro, Co-Chair of INCBA International Committee and Board Member

Karen Bernstein, INCBA Board Member

Sign Up for Table Topics! 

INCBA’s TableTopics is an excellent way for CLI attendees to share ideas, knowledge, suggestions, and experiences on a wide array of cannabis legal topics.  This 45-minute lunchtime moderator facilitated discussion puts you in the know: you can engage in in-depth discussions and meet like-minded colleagues dealing with similar issues. It's where everyone has the potential to contribute and where the rubber meets the road. Participate in TableTopics and gain the maximum experience during your time at the Cannabis Law Institute!

Each topic will be limited to 20 attendees, including moderators. So sign up now and reserve your spot at the TableTopic of your choice! Only one TableTopic per attendee, so select wisely!



US - Northeast:
  • Bill McDevitt (Wilson Elser)
  • Fatima Afia (Hiller)
US - South 
  • Robert Wessley (GM law) 
  • Zachary Kobrin (Akerman)
US - Midwest:
  • Thomas Lavigne (Cannabis Counsel)
  • Matt Hood (The Hood Law Group)
US - West:
  • David Bush (Hoban Law Group)
  • Amanda Kilroe (VicenteSederberg)
  • Santiago Concha (C&R Law)
  • Carolina Del Rio (Dentons)


Corporate Governance:
  • Kim Simms (Law Office of Kimberly Simms)
  • Melissa Fox (Eversheds Sutherland)
  • Jason Horst (Horst Counsel)
  • Neil Willner (Wilson Elser, et al.)
Serving Multi-State Operators:
  • Mary Shapiro (Evoke Law)
  • Christina Rodriguez (Erste Law)
  • Amanda Ostrowitz (CannaRegs)
Intellectual Property:
  • Karen Bernstein (Bernstein IP)
  • Nicole Katsin  (Evoke Law)
  • Marcelo Pomeranz (Cooley)
In-House Counsel:
  • Mitzi Vaughn (AltoTerra Capital)
  • Lauren Linder (Surterra)