Springfield Business Journal | March 10, 2022
Joseph D. “Chip” Sheppard III, Jay Preston, David K. Olive, and Kirk A. Kaczmarek, members of the Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Group at Carnahan Evans were, for the second year in a row, voted the Best Cannabis Industry Law Firm statewide by the readers of Greenway Magazine, the leading Missouri cannabis trade magazine for industry licensees and ancillary businesses. As of the end of 2021, the cannabis industry employed almost 7,000 Missourians and included over 350 licensed businesses across the state.
Chip Sheppard, chair of the Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Group and a shareholder at Carnahan Evans commented, “Missouri’s metropolitan areas are full of large and incredibly talented law firms, so we are thrilled to be showcased as Missouri’s best cannabis/marijuana industry law firm which covers all the issues confronting cannabis industry licensees such as acquisitions, appeals, contracts, real estate, regulatory oversight, taxes, securities, environmental, succession planning, zoning, employment, dispute resolution, and licensing.”
As the industry continues to grow Carnahan Evans continues to provide assistance to their medical marijuana clientele across the state, utilizing their unique combination of deep experience in Missouri’s most dynamic industry and decades of business-related services.
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ABOUT CARNAHAN EVANS PC
Carnahan Evans PC is a full-service business, dispute resolution and estate planning law firm with 17 attorneys.
Founded in 1979, Carnahan Evans is locally owned and operated, noted for its commitment to providing excellent client service to a diverse client base, including national and regional businesses, financial institutions, not for profit organizations, and individual clients in various industries. The Firm is “A-V rated” by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating given by this long-respected industry publication.
The Firm’s attorneys practice in a wide variety of areas including business dispute resolution, corporate and general business, acquisitions, contracts, environmental, employee benefits, estate planning, probate, trusts, securities, banking and financial institutions, employment, licensing, real estate, regulatory oversight, succession planning, tax and wealth strategies, and zoning. Practice in these areas results in a powerful synergy, providing proactive problem solving and first in class service to our clients.