Abogada

Hilary Bricken, Abogada

"La innovación distingue a los líderes de los secundarios"
 
Hilary Bricken

Desde su incorporación en Harris Bricken en 2010, Hilary se ha ganado una reputación de letrada audaz y luchadora en defensa de los intereses de sus clientes. Los clientes de Hilary –start-up, empresarios y compañías en todas las etapas de desarrollo – valoran su enfoque audaz en cuestiones de estrategia de negocio.

La clientela de Hilary refleja la diversidad e inteligencia de los emprendedores del noroeste. Hilary se enorgullece de la estrecha relación con sus clientes, que le permiten adaptarse a las necesidades y a los objetivos únicos de cada empresa y perfeccionar el trabajo requerido en cada asunto. Nada le produce a Hilary mayor satisfacción que ayudar un negocio incipiente a prosperar en una industria avanzada.

El The Puget Sound Business Journal nombró a Hilary como una de siete deal makers del año 2013. Ella fue de lejos la más joven abogada y la única ejerciendo de manera libre en obtener este premio. En 2015, Hilary fue incluida en la lista publicada por el Puget Sound Business Journal de los top 40 Under 40” (40 menos de 40) empresarios en la región de Puget Sound.

Entre 2014 y 2016, Hilary fue nombrada cada año “Rising Star” y “Top Rising Star of Washington Women Attorneys” por la revista Super Lawyer. Hilary también es autora de una columna semanal para Above the Law, que presenta contenido sobre las regulaciones y las políticas del negocio de la marihuana.

Desde MSNBC hasta CNN, Fox News y The New York Times, los principales medios de comunicación se han dirigido a Hilary para obtener su opinión y punto de vista, obtenida trabajando sobre  el terreno, con respecto a las leyes que regulan determinados negocios emergentes. Hilary también trabaja en derecho procesal, obteniendo excelentes resultados en litigios ante los juzgados de estado de Washington. Hilary comparece de forma regular en los ayuntamientos y en los foros locales de las comunidades, donde defiende sin tregualos intereses de los negocios locales que representa.

Originaria de Florida, Hilary sigue explorando la ciudad de Seattle, recorriendo largas distancias a menudo en compañía de Georgia, su mastín Cane Corso.

Más Sobre Hilary

Los artículos publicados

Marijuana Law and Policy,” Above The Law, Featured Columnist, 2015 – present.

Washington Senate Bill 5887: A Blending or a Battlefield?,” Culture Magazine, May 2, 2013.

“WAmsterdam: Cannabis Tourism in Washington,” Culture Magazine, April 3, 2013.

The Legal Relationship between Cannabis and Driving,” Culture Magazine, March 6, 2013.

“Federal-State Conflicts on Cannabis,” Washington Wire, January 10, 2013.

Charlas

Co-chair, “Cannabis as a Business in California,” Law Seminars International, Sacramento, CA, February 3, 2017.

Program Co-Chair, “Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Northern California,” The Seminar Group, San Fransisco, CA, May 13, 2016.

Program Chair, “Marijuana in Alaksa,” The Seminar Group, Anchorage, AK, April 28, 2016.

The Cannabis Science and Policy Summit,” Marron Institute of Urban Management, New York University, April 17-18, 2016.

Marijuana, Twenty-Three States and Counting…“, American Bar Association, The JW Marriott and National Press Club-Washington D.C., April 6, 2016.

Best of Both Worlds – the Potential in Polarity,” TEDx Talk, Orcas Island, March 5, 2016.

Pennsylvania’s Proposed Medical Cannabis Act,” The Pennsylvania Bar Institute, November 23, 2015.

AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference,” AICPA, The Venetian & Palazzo Resort – Las Vegas, November 8, 2015 @3:10-4:25pm.

Medical Marijuana in Seattle,” Lawline, September 3, 2015.

Legal Considerations for State-Legal Marijuana Businesses,” Thomson Reuters, August 11, 2015.

Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Washington,” The Seminar Group, July 30, 2015.

Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Oregon,” The Seminar Group, July 8, 2015.

Spotting Products Liability Issues for Marijuana,” NBI, June 26, 2015.

Medical Marijuana in Illinois,” The Seminar Group, June 5, 2015, Chicago, IL.

“Marijuana in Northern California,” The Seminar Group, San Francisco, CA, May 12, 2015.

Legal Pot: Oregon, Washington, and Marijuana Law,” Oregonian Speaker Series, Portland, OR, August 21, 2014.

Marijuana and Intellectual Property,” Law Seminars International, Seattle, July 11, 2014.

Medical Marijuana in Illinois,” The Seminar Group, Chicago, June 13, 2014.

apariciones en los medios

Canada’s Legal Weed: What You Need to Know,” Rolling Stone, April 17, 2017.

Canada announces legislation to legalize marijuana,” KCRW, April 13, 2017.

Marijuana businesses pay taxes, but many don’t have bank accounts,” The Desert Sun, January 23, 2017.

Election results give pot smokers a high,” Fox News, November 9, 2016.

Smokin’, rollin’, eatin’ … regulatin,’” Fox News, October 6, 2016.

Presidential candidates and marijuana,” MSNBC, April 9, 2016.

How to Invest in Marijuana Legalization,” U.S. News & World Report, March 17, 2016.

Here’s the only pot stock worth owning,” CNN Money, April 17, 2015.

With Marijuana Legalized, a City in Washington Says, ‘Not So Fast,’ The New York Times, June 11, 2014.

Washington city sued over its ban on marijuana businesses,” Al Jazeera America, June 5, 2014.

Pot Growers Can’t Use Federal Irrigation Water,” King 5 News, May 20, 2014.

Cannabis Concerns,” interview, Seattle Channel, April 4, 2014.

Medical marijuana outlets prepare as Washington lawmakers ponder their fate,” Puget Sound Business Journal, March 12, 2014.

Providers of Medical Marijuana Face New Fears,” The New York Times, March 6, 2014.

National Marijuana Legalization interview, MSNBC Disrupt, February 2, 2014.

Weed Startups In Washington Face Huge Challenges,” Business Insider, January 14, 2014.

I-502 and city of Seattle Cannabis zoning,” Seattle Channel, May 3, 2013.

Confusion still crowds legal pot in Washington,” BC CTV, June 12, 2013.

Joint venture: With 1-502 now in effect, Seattle has become ground zero for the state’s recreational pot market,” Seattle Magazine, September 2013.

A legal high: Practicing marijuana business law, Puget Sound Business Journal, August 22, 2013.

Experiencia profesional

Intern, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps in Grafenwhoer, Germany (2009)

Certified Legal Intern, Legal Services of Greater Miami Housing Clinic (2009)

membresías

National Cannabis Industry Association

King County Bar Association

Washington State Bar Association

State Bar of California

Florida State Bar Association

Reconocimiento / Honores

Named one of “8 Influential Women Leading the Cannabis Industry in 2017,” Leafly (2017).

2015 “40 Under 40,”  Puget Sound Business Journal (2015)

“Rising Star” lawyer, Super Lawyers (2014 and 2015)

2013 “Deal Maker,” Puget Sound Business Journal (2013)

Industry Attorney of the Year, Dope Magazine (2013)

Student of the Year, Humanities Division (2009)

Captain, College Soccer Team

EDUCACIÓN

  • Universidad de Jacksonville (B.A., 2007)
  • Universidad de Miami Facultad de Derecho (J.D., 2010)

ADMISIONES EN COLEGIOS DE ABOGADOS Y EN TRIBUNALES

  • Florida
  • Washington
  • California
  • Tribunal de Distrito de EE.UU., Distrito Oeste de Washington
  • Tribunal de Distrito de EE.UU., Distrito Central de California

IDIOMAS

  • Español ( conversación)