A pioneering cannabis lawyer with more than 18 years of experience providing legal counsel and representation to members of California’s cannabis industry, Figeroa is an expert in California cannabis law and is frequently quoted in the media. Omar has taught several Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars to lawyers on cannabis-related topics, including legal ethics, MCRSA (Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act) and Proposition 64 (Adult Use of Marijuana Act). Omar graduated from Yale College, Stanford Law School and Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College, and learned the craft from legendary San Francisco trial lawyer Tony Serra. Omar has also represented, on a pro bono basis, medical cannabis patients, computer hackers and activists facing incarceration for peaceful direct action. He is the the author of Cannabis Codes of California, an upcoming book containing all of California's cannabis laws in one indispensable reference volume.