Charles Feldmann

Charles Feldmann

Charles FeldmannManaging Partner

Charles Feldmann, Esq., is an experienced criminal defense/corporate attorney who has focused his practice in assisting his medical marijuana business clients in planning, creating, and operating medical marijuana growing facilities and dispensaries.

He uses his past experience as a Marine Corps federal prosecutor, DEA Drug Task Force Project Director and Colorado State Prosecutor to assist his clients in establishing strict regulatory compliance protocols at both the state and federal level. His expertise has been instrumental to his medical marijuana clients staying 100% compliant with all of the evolving state rules and regulations and ensuring the legal operations of all of the client’s medical marijuana businesses.

Mr. Feldmann has worked with marijuana clients in Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, New York, Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Massachusetts, Hawaii, and California. His expertise has been sought out by various state legislative branches for new medical marijuana regulatory programs.

Mr. Feldmann was named 2007 Colorado Super Lawyer for being one of the top attorneys in Colorado. He was also appointed to the 2018-19 Steering Committee Member Appointment to the Cannabis Law and Policy Task Force.

Mr. Feldmann is a lecturer and instructor for the Department of Defense and previously worked with the National College of District Attorneys. Mr. Feldmann has taught prosecutors and defense counsel trial enhancement training and ethics at the Naval Justice School and was an adjunct professor at Colorado Mountain College in the areas of criminal and constitutional law.

Currently, Mr. Feldmann represents clients across the globe and defends clients internationally and throughout the United States in all branches of the Armed Forces.

Mr. Feldmann has extensive experience in representing federal and state law enforcement officers, police officers, sheriff’s deputies in criminal defense matters, and law enforcement employment-related matters.

America's Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement for Charles FeldmannHonors & Awards

  • Expert Network Distinguished Lawyer
  • Inclusion on the Colorado Super Lawyers® list (2007)
  • American Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers (2007, 2009-2011)
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement for Charles Feldmann
  • Appointed to the 2018-19 Steering Committee Member Appointment to the Cannabis Law and Policy Task Force

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker at Boulder Highland City Club on Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Law on Marijuana and Hemp, July 2018
  • Speaker at CannaTech in March 2018 on Cannabis History and Evolution Under the Obama Administration
  • Speaker at charity event hosted by Lochamim L’chaim – which translates to “Fighters for Life” – in March 2018 on legal counseling specifically for local former-military members who now live with PTSD.
  • Speaker at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY August 2017 on The Trajectory of Marijuana Law and How it Will Affect Your Legal Practice
  • Marijuana Career Panel Speaker at University of Denver Law Chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy. November 2016.
  • Speaker on “Texas Marijuana Laws and Interactions with Law Enforcement” at the Texas NORML Veterans Conference Legal Panel, Texas Capitol. October 2016.
  • Lecturer on Legal Ethics at United States Marine Corps Legal Assistance PME, 2015 Legal Services Support Section West, Camp Pendleton, CA. May 2015
  • Lecturer at Naval Justice School on "Courtroom Storytelling". Trial Advocacy Instructor - for Prosecuting Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assaults, Judge Advocate General of the Navy, Air Force, Army and Marine Corps. August 2013
  • Lecturer - Prosecuting Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault, August 2012
  • Instructor for Trial Counsel/Trial Advocacy at PAFSA, Judge Advocate of the Navy and Department of Defense
  • Judge - 2012 Hogan Lovells Trial Advocacy Competition University of Colorado School of Law and the University of Denver College of Law
  • Trial Judge for the Moot Court Hoffman Trial Advocacy Competition, University of Denver, College of Law, October 2011
  • Instructor, Prosecuting Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault, August 2011, Judge Advocate of the Navy and Department of Defense
  • Instructor, Naval Legal Service Office, Pacific Defense Counsel Conference, Tokyo Japan - September 2010
  • Instructor, Prosecuting Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault, September 2010, Judge Advocate of the Navy and Department of Defense
  • Lecturer for Trial Counsel and Defense Counsel - Cross examination of an Accused and Cross Examination of a Victim., RLSO, Department of the Navy, San Diego,CA - June 2010
  • Instructor, Ethics for Prosecutors, Regional Legal Services Office, Department of the Navy, Jacksonville, FL, 2010
  • Instructor, Senior Defense Counsel at the Strategic Sexual Assault Litigation and Mentoring Skills for Senior Counsel - September 2009
  • Instructor, Department of the Navy, Office of the Judge Advocate General, Criminal Law Division September, 2009
  • Instructor, Strategic Sexual Assault Litigation, Naval Justice School, Newport, RI - September 2009
  • Instructor, Trial Enhancement for Defense Counsel and Trial Counsel, Naval Justice School, Newport RI - August 2009
  • Instructor, Litigating Sexual Assault Cases, Naval Justice School, Newport RI - April 2009
  • Instructor, Trial Enhancement Training, Naval Justice School, Newport RI - February, 2009
  • Instructor/Lecturer, Prosecutor Trial Enhancement Training, Naval Justice School, Newport, RI - May 2009
  • Instructor/Lecturer, Prosecutor Trial Enhancement Training, Naval Justice School, San Diego, CA - February 2008
  • Instructor/Lecturer, Prosecutor Trial Enhancement Training, Naval Justice School, Charlottesville, VA - June 2007
  • Ethics and Courtroom Persuasion, Colorado DA's Council
  • Ethics and Courtroom Persuasion, South Carolina Solicitor General's Office
  • Ethics and Courtroom Persuasion, Nevada Municipal Prosecutors
  • Ethics and Courtroom Persuasion, Oklahoma District Attorney's Council
  • Professor, Criminal Justice, Colorado Mountain College
  • Professor, Constitutional Law, Colorado Mountain College
  • Instructor, Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy
  • Lecturer, Instructor, National College of District Attorneys
  • Adjunct Instructor, Criminal and Constitutional Law, Colorado Mountain College
  • Speaker, Annual Colorado Farm Bureau Conference, June 2011
  • Lecturer on Storytelling in the Courtroom, Judge Advocate of the Navy and Naval Justice School, Prosecuting Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault, August 2012
  • Trial Advocacy Instructor: Opening Statements, Direct Examinations, Cross Examinations. PAFSA - Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps Judge Advocates, NJS August 2012

Publications

Areas of Practice

Trusted adviser for 100% compliant business entities. Corporate operations, licensing, intellectual property, joint venture, transaction documentation, private placements/investor relations, licensing, rules and regulation, statutory authority, compliance, legislative and governmental relations, city, county, and state, litigation involving IP infringement, partnership and enforcement appeal.

States of Current Practice

Colorado, Nevada, California, Florida