Spearheading the QOG legal team, Mr. Wicker is admired and respected by the Cannabis community in the greater San Diego region. As the founder of Wicker Law Group, Mr. Wicker has been a member of the California Bar since 1980 spending most of his career as a litigator and criminal defense attorney. Since 2012, the focus of his practice has been forming and working with cannabis businesses on all aspects of the industry. Advising startups and maintaining businesses in regulatory compliance with State and local licensing requirements are key components of the practice.
Wicker Law Group has built a network of attorneys and other professionals to provide guidance through the complicated web of federal, state and local regulations affecting the legal cannabis and hemp industries. In addition to formation of new businesses, typical responsibilities include acquiring local permits, making business plans, preparing and negotiating financial agreements and solving the many challenges of a complex, rapidly expanding industry.
Mr. Wicker is a past or present member of Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), the NORML Legal Committee, San Diego NORML and other activist groups. He earned his B.A. degree from California State University – Los Angeles (1975) and his J.D. degree from Whittier Law School (1979). He has tried numerous felony trials and appeared before the CA Board of Parole Hearings in hundreds of cases. He has also served as a Former Judge Pro Tem, San Diego Superior Court and is an experienced mediator and litigator.
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