Kimberly Simms

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Phone:
760-420-1846
Location:
San Diego, California
Kimberly Simms

Kimberly R. Simms earned her law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law and became a member of the California State Bar in 2009. Kimberly has dedicated her entire legal career to the cannabis industry. She started her law practice immediately after law school with a focus on the legal and regulatory needs of the medical marijuana industry. In her law practice, she has negotiated with government officials to craft reasonable and effective regulations that allow for safe access, handled complex land use and zoning matters, advised on local and state regulations and advised hundreds of cannabis entrepreneurs to develop their cannabis business strategy and structure. Kimberly is recognized as a leading expert in this emerging area of law. She has taught courses and lead seminars which focus on how to comply with the ever-changing legal and regulatory requirements of the cannabis industry. She is considered a trusted source by the media and has been interviewed by NPR, CNN and many local media outlets. Kimberly was a founding Board Member of the San Diego Cannabis Industry Association, San Diego’s leading cannabis chamber of commerce and political advocacy organization. Kimberly served as the founding and acting Chapter Chair for San Diego Women Grow from 2015-2018. It is with great pride that Kimberly is also serving her second term as a Board Member of the California Cannabis Industry Association and co-chair of the Retail & Delivery Committee. Kimberly is committed to working hand in hand with other cannabis industry leaders to navigate the ever-changing regulatory landscape of California’s robust cannabis industry. Kimberly maintains the following memberships: California NORML, American’s For Safe Access, National Cannabis Industry Association, California Cannabis Industry Association, Women Grow, the National Cannabis Bar Association and San Diego Leadership Alliance.


Courses

California recently voted to approve Proposition 64, creating a state regulatory framework to allow for the recreational use of marijuana. Participants in this course will gain insight on a number of key topics that are crucial for any attorney practicing cannabis law...
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In this program, cannabis attorney, Kimberly Simms, will discuss the key issues affecting California's newly reformed cannabis marketplace.
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This MCLE presentation provides an introduction to the current laws and regulatory framework covering cannabis in California. Participants in this CLE will gain insight and understanding on a wealth of topics affecting clients in the cannabis industry.
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