meet our educators

AMANDA CONNOR, ESQ.

inventory control & common deficiencies

Amanda Connor's boutique law practice, Connor & Connor PLLC, focuses on cannabis law, business formation,  litigation, personal injury, and business law, as well as providing valuable legal advice regarding medical marijuana laws.

Amanda is licensed to practice in Nevada and New Mexico.

RIANA DURRETT, ESQ.

Marketing and Advertising Regulations, Registered Agent Training, Visitor Access and Obtaining an Agent Card & Packaging and Labeling

Riana Durrett serves as the Nevada Dispensary Association's Executive Director, coordinating the NDA's legislative and policy agendas and performing community outreach.

Riana responsible for researching and responding to various issues that affect  marijuana dispensaries in Nevada.

MAUREEN MCNAMARA

Sell-SMaRT™ & ServSafe®

An accomplished trainer and coach, Maureen McNamara has led hundreds of workshops.

She currently teaches the responsible, safe sale of cannabis in Sell-SMaRT™, safe marijuana retail training.

Maureen also offers training in her nationally recognized ServSafe® Food Safety program, geared at edible makers.

DANIELLE TARMU, ESQ.

product/premises liability & How to avoid a lawsuit

Danielle Tarmu has been practicing law at Southern Nevada's top firms since 2009. She has made a name working in general liability defense as well as representing plaintiffs in cases involving catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, and unfair claims practices. Danielle is a talented litigation strategist and is known for her exceptional legal writing skill.

KARALIN CRONKHITE, REHS, MPH

CBD and Hemp & Common Deficiencies

Karalin Cronkhite is the Marijuana Supervisor in the
Marijuana Enforcement Division for the Nevada Department of Taxation. 

Jessica Velazquez, CPA

Financial Compliance

Jessica Velazquez is a founding partner of K&H Consulting, a licensed Las Vegas based financial services firm committed to providing sound and practical accounting, tax, and advisory services to the cannabis industry. She is the firm’s main authority in tax matters for corporations, partnerships, individuals and representing clients before the IRS.