For Immediate Release
Frederick, MD| November 16,2016 On November 10th, Offit Kurman Attorney Dave Severn spoke at the Maryland Association of County Administrative Officers Fall Conference panel, “Medical Cannabis and Your County.” Mr. Severn spoke on the emerging industry of cannabis and land use law associated with the industry. He addressed options for jurisdictions in amending their land use codes to address medical cannabis growing, processing, and dispensing facilities. Other panelists included Patrick Jameson of the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission and Shad Ewert, Professor at Anne Arundel Community College. Mr. Severn focuses his practice on land use, development, and real estate. Offit Kurman’s Cannabis attorneys offer a full-service suite of legal services to ensure success in the cannabis industry. Learn more about Offit Kurman’s Cannabis Law Practice group here.
ABOUT DAVID SEVERN
David A. Severn has been practicing law in Frederick MD, since 1980 and focuses his practice on land use, development and real estate. He represents clients in all aspects of the zoning and land use process appearing regularly before planning commissions, boards of appeal and legislative bodies of Frederick County, Washington County and their municipalities. He has served as lead counsel in numerous large and complex development projects including “Carroll Creek Park” a mixed use, public-private partnership re-development project in historic downtown Frederick modeled on River Walk in San Antonio, “Frederick Crossing”, the first large mixed use commercial retail/employment center in Frederick County and the redevelopment of the Frederick Towne Mall. David also works for the public sector in serving as legal counsel to the Town of Walkersville, the City of Brunswick, Frederick County and Washington County Public Schools for real estate and land use matters.
ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN
Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. With over 120 attorneys offering a comprehensive range of services in virtually every legal category, the firm is well positioned to meet the needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. Our eight offices serve individual and corporate clients in the Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and Northern Virginia markets, as well as the Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City metropolitan areas. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, professionals who help maximize and protect business value and personal wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ confidence by remaining focused on furthering their objectives and achieving their goals in an efficient manner. Trust, knowledge, confidence—in a partner, that’s perfect.
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