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Brandon Gardner | Marijuana Defense Lawyer

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Specializing in marijuana defense and litigation.

Criminal, Business, Bankruptcy, Litigation, Marijuana / Cannabis


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Mr. Gardner's practice is devoted to offering his clients the most aggressive, cost-effective representation available in West Michigan. Rated, AV Preeminent among his peers for legal ability and ethical standards, clients receive peace of mind knowing their attorney is both reputable and a fighter in the courtroom. Put his practice experience in over 20 Michigan Counties to work to achieve your legal goals. While criminal defense comprises a majority of Mr. Gardner's practice, he has extensive experience in complex domestic and civil litigation matters and representing creditor and debtors in bankruptcies.

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My practice is heavily focused on cannabis defense and litigation.

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Position Organization Location Duration
AttorneyGrand Rapids Cannabis AttorneysMichiganOctober 2015 - Present
AttorneyThe Gardner Law Firm, PLCMichiganJune 2011 – July 2014
Senior Associate AttorneyCannabis Attorneys of MichiganMichiganJuly 2014 – September 2015
School Degree Major Graduation
Michigan State University College of LawJ.D. Law School2010  
California State University-FullertonB.S.Human Services2007
State / Court Date
United States Brankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan2012
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan2012
Michigan2010
United States Brankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan2010
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan2010
  • -National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

    -Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan

    -State Bar of Michigan

    -Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • - AV Preeminent Rated | Martindale-Hubbel

    -Dean's List | Michigan State University College of Law

    -Dean's List | California State University, Fullerton        

    -Bonze Medal Congressional Award | United States Congress
  • Mistalski v. L&L Associates
    -Practice Area: Employment and labor
    -Outcome: Case dismissed on summary disposition, affirmed by the Court of Appeals
    -Description: Client sued by former employee for wrongful discharge alleging that an employment contract existed and could only be fired for cause.

    Jane Doe v. Srinivasarao Chilumkuri
    -Practice Area: Personal injury
    -Outcome: Settled out of court.
    -Description: Client was assaulted by the defendant while client was performing her duties as a Home Health Aid at defendant's home. Defendant filed for bankruptcy after being sued.

    Lamb v. AT&T
    -Practice Area: Employee benefits
    -Outcome: Settled out of court.
    -Description: Client sued defendant after being fired and denied his vacation and sick pay.

    Peckens v. St. Joseph Mercy
    -Practice Area: Employment and labor
    -Outcome: Denial overturned on appeal.
    -Description: Client denied unemployment benefits for misconduct arising out of a blood draw which was she was allegedly not competent to perform.

    DeForest v. TAC Manufacturing
    -Practice Area: Discrimination
    -Outcome: Settled out of court.
    -Description: Client discharged by employer after complaining about discrimination.

    Satterlee v. Behr Industries
    -Practice Area: Workers compensation
    -Outcome: Settled out of court.

  • Mistalski v. L&L Associates
    -Practice Area: Employment and labor
    -Outcome: Case dismissed on summary disposition, affirmed by the Court of Appeals
    -Description: Client sued by former employee for wrongful discharge alleging that an employment contract existed and could only be fired for cause.

    Jane Doe v. Srinivasarao Chilumkuri
    -Practice Area: Personal injury
    -Outcome: Settled out of court.
    -Description: Client was assaulted by the defendant while client was performing her duties as a Home Health Aid at defendant's home. Defendant filed for bankruptcy after being sued.

    Lamb v. AT&T
    -Practice Area: Employee benefits
    -Outcome: Settled out of court.
    -Description: Client sued defendant after being fired and denied his vacation and sick pay.

    Peckens v. St. Joseph Mercy
    -Practice Area: Employment and labor
    -Outcome: Denial overturned on appeal.
    -Description: Client denied unemployment benefits for misconduct arising out of a blood draw which was she was allegedly not competent to perform.

    DeForest v. TAC Manufacturing
    -Practice Area: Discrimination
    -Outcome: Settled out of court.
    -Description: Client discharged by employer after complaining about discrimination.

    Satterlee v. Behr Industries
    -Practice Area: Workers compensation
    -Outcome: Settled out of court.

    STATE v HARTWICK
    Attorney Gardner--Party of amicus curiae brief in support of Defendant-Appellant in a case regarding a medical marijuana appeals case. The Amicus requested that the Court reverse the decision of the trial court and the Court of Appeals and allow the Appellant to assert Section 4 immunity or a Section 8 affirmative defense under the MMMA . The Amicus also requested that the Court find that a registry identification card is sufficient for purposes of Section 4 immunity and Section 8 affirmative defense. Outcome of the Appeal is unknown.

  • -Grand Rapids Lawyer (Grand Rapids Bar Association) | Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

    -Briefs (ICBA) | Understanding Possession of Marijuana-Infused Products

    -Briefs (ICBA) | Michigan Medicinal Marijuana Act and the Casias Decision
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Representing caregivers, patients and businesses in all legal matters related to cannabis. Practice throughout the State of Michigan, predominately from Lansing to the Lakeshore.

Fee: Most clients are charged a flat rate for all legal services. Out of pocket costs extra. Payment plans are available.

Service Type: Private

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