Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for more than 50 years, announced today it has launched a new website that is reflective of the firm's breath of real property legal services.
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Do You Feel Lucky, Banker? The Shaky Prospects For Financial Transactions With Marijuana-Related Businesses
Federal law prohibits the manufacture, possession, or use of marijuana for any purpose, including medical purposes. This prohibition notwithstanding, as of January of 2018, 29 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for medical purposes, six states have legalized marijuana for recreational use, and Maine and Massachusetts have approved legalization measures that have not yet taken effect. Because of this conflict between federal law and the growing state-level legalization movement, financial institutions, the majority of which are governed by federal law or, in the case of state- chartered banks and credit unions, are reliant upon systems and services overseen and administered by federal agencies, are wary of potential federal enforcement actions and, as a result, state-legal marijuana-related businesses are largely denied access to the banking system.
Please join us on Monday, March 5th in Los Angeles to hear from the leading authorities on land use and CEQA issues, including Miller Starr Regalia attorney Arthur Coon.
Edmund L. Regalia, a brilliant trial lawyer, legendary mentor to the firm’s attorneys, a civic minded philanthropist and a community leader has passed away. He was 86 years old.
Understand what needs to occur for a successful outparcel development. Adding outparcels or pads to a retail project can add significant monetary value to the development, particularly with respect to under-utilized parking areas and other land.
Miller Starr Regalia announced today that two litigators, Jana L. Contreras and Allison K. Wopschall, have been named shareholders. Both joined MSR as lateral associates in 2014 and work in the firm’s Walnut Creek headquarters.