Omar Figueroa is a graduate of Yale College, Stanford Law School, and the Trial Lawyers College. He has also completed an Executive Education program for directors of corporate boards at the Wharton School in Philadelphia. He has more than twenty one years of experience practicing cannabis law in the Golden State. The Law Offices of Omar Figueroa is one of the leading cannabis licensing, regulatory compliance, and intellectual property law firms in California.
Omar regularly teaches Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses to lawyers on cannabis-related subjects and has presented to numerous professional associations, including the Sonoma County Bar Association, the Alameda County Bar Association, and the International Cannabis Bar Association.
Omar is a Director and Founding Lifetime Member of the International Cannabis Bar Association, a Lifetime Member of the NORML Legal Committee, and has been inducted into the Distinguished Counsel’s Circle of NORML. He recently completed a two-year term as an appointed member of the Sonoma County Cannabis Advisory Group.
Omar founded a legal publishing company to publish the legal reference series Cannabis Codes of California. The latest version, a carefully curated compendium entitled “California Cannabis Laws and Regulations”, is available on Amazon Prime in hardcover and Kindle versions. Omar’s expertise with regard to cannabis is not merely legal; he is an expert at judging world-class cannabis as well, and has experience serving as a judge for the world-famous Emerald Cup in Northern California.
Omar is fluent in Spanish, and enjoys practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
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