“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” —Nils Bohr, physicist and Nobel laureateBy Alicia Ashcraft, Managing Partner, Ashcraft & BarrIn last year’s “Legal Opinions” section of Nevada Business Magazine, we made three predictions about Nevada’s marijuana industry. We re-visit those predictions in this article to see how well our prognostication … [Read more...] about Legal Predictions for the 2019 Marijuana Industry
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Last year was a year of change in many ways, especially in the Silver State. With mid-term elections coming up in November and a changing of the guard in the Governor’s office, this year will shake up the status quo even more. As Nevadans look at the economic progress made since the downturn, executives on both ends of the state are hopeful.“I’ve been doing this for a long … [Read more...] about Perspective Shifts: Power Poll 2018
When the Nevada Legislature legalized gaming in 1931, the publisher of the Nevada State Journal called the act, “legalized liberality.” The small railroad stop of Las Vegas issued its first gaming license to a woman named, “Mayme Stocker.” A true pioneer, Ms. Stocker ran the Northern Club along Fremont Street, which had been operating in a gray legal area by … [Read more...] about Nevada’s Gaming Past Illuminates The Marijuana Industry’s Future
By Alicia Ashcraft, Esq., Managing Partner & Jeffrey Barr, Esq., Partner, Ashcraft & Barr, LLP.In the United States, 25 of 50 States permit some form of legalized marijuana use. However, business owners and operators in this industry face the frustrating and risky morass of conflicting government regulations. Marijuana is illegal under federal law, but it is legal … [Read more...] about Compliance is Key in the Marijuana Industry
Partner Las Vegas http://ashcraftbarr.com/If you could be remembered for one thing, what would it be? I would like to be remembered as a gregarious and caring husband, father and lawyer who served his family, friends and community with enthusiasm and joy.What business advice would you give someone just starting in your industry? Be humble. Be inquisitive. Jump in … [Read more...] about Jeffrey F. Barr, Esq.: Ashcraft & Barr | LLP
This year’s Legal Elite polling garnered 6,454 nominations of attorneys from across the Silver State. This annual list highlights Nevada’s top attorneys as chosen by their peers. All votes are based on nominations from other attorneys and the following pages highlight the top vote getters in Northern Nevada, Southern Nevada, the Best Up and Coming attorneys and the top 10 … [Read more...] about Legal Elite 2014: Nevada’s Top Attorneys
“Each day presents opportunities to serve others and to find new and innovative ways to make my clients’ visions become realities.” Alicia R. Ashcraft | Managing Partner, Ashcraft & Barr | LLP-“The MDL Group supports every owner, executive and employee in giving back to the community. For example, I’m serving as CALV president, which allows me to interact with all … [Read more...] about What do you enjoy most about being a business owner and/or executive?