Section Meeting - Employment Law

  • 01 May 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (PDT)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP, 600 Anton Blvd., Ste. 2000, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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What to Know About California Marijuana Laws 

as of January 1, 2018

Though the state has had a massive medical marijuana industry for more than 20 years, new laws mean new changes.  Our discussion will cover what is legal and what is not legal in California and in the work place.  

Presented by: Seth E. Ort, Associate Attorney at Ogletree Deakins

Speaker Biography: Seth Ort is an associate with Ogletree Deakins, focusing his practice on labor and employment law. He represents employers in all labor and employment litigation matters, and also counsels employers regarding personnel policies, legal compliance, employee discipline, and litigation avoidance.

While in law school, Seth externed with the Honorable Sandra Ikuta at the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to law school, Seth worked for the House Committee on the Budget in Washington, D.C. He also worked for the World Resources Institute, an environmental non-profit, in Washington, D.C.

OCPA is a State Bar of California Approved MCLE provider and certifies that this seminar qualifies for MCLE CREDIT 1.0.

Event Fee: $10.00 for OCPA members, $20.00 for non-members and $20.00 for all walk-ins who have not pre-registered online (both members and non-members) IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE. Walk-ins are on a first come first serve basis.

PLEASE NOTE: Effective January 1, 2016, OCPA will no longer accept checks as a form of payment for event registration. Please log in to your OCPA account to submit electronic payment via credit card, debit card or PayPal.   

Location: Dorsey & Whitney LLP, 600 Anton Blvd., Ste. 2000, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Parking is located in the 24-hour parking structure. 

Light snacks will be provided.

*Space is limited for all OCPA events, so please submit your reservation via this website event. Walk-ins are welcome on a first come first serve basis if space is available.

*Cancellation Policy - If you need to cancel your reservation, please e-mail Employment Law Section Chairs, Natalie Athas at and Robert Wenzel at rgwenzel1@gmail.comNo refunds will be issued. Credit for a future meeting will be held in your OCPA account which may be applied to future meetings if your cancellation is received no less than 48 hours prior to the event.

Please note: Credit will not be issued to passport holders. 

Questions? Please contact the Employment Law Section Chairs, Natalie Athas at and Robert Wenzel at If you have a topic or speaker you would like to hear at an upcoming section meeting, please let us know.

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