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Practice Areas


We have the most qualified team in the industry when it comes to cannabis licensing and regulation. With longtime cannabis attorney Ben Rice, cannabis business law attorney Trevor Luxon, and former Santa Cruz Country Cannabis Licensing Manager Robin Bolster-Grant, RLBG can advise you on all things cannabis and help your cannabis business qualify for city and state permits and licenses.


We advise clients on all environmental issues, including water and air quality, hazardous waste, species protection, agriculture, wetlands, biodiversity, waste management, green initiatives, sustainability strategies and alternative energy sources. We advise clients on green standards and sustainability issues and strive to build practical solutions in all environmental representations.


We navigate the complex California real estate laws and help with buying, selling, leasing and managing real estate transactions. We live here and we have a vested interest in protecting and representing buyers, sellers, brokers, agents and land owners in the area.


We will help you evaluate project feasibility, timing and risks, and then guide you through the permit approval process towards a successful project.


We deal with most criminal cases and will help you find your best legal action to defend yourself. Areas of expertise include marijuana, DUI, sexual assault, crimes of violences, narcotics and fraud. We have been representing the people of Santa Cruz for over 30 years and are committed to educating the public on their legal rights and providing top notice legal representation when needed.


We offer a full range of intellectual property services including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and licensing.


We provide the highest level of service to attorneys, risk professionals and clients. We offer experience, innovation and creativity to bring resolution to even the most challenging legal matters.