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Attorney Candace Carlyon Testifies Before Nevada Gaming Policy Committee on Marijuana and Banking in Nevada

November 30, 2017

Las Vegas – On November 29, 2017, Clark Hill PLC attorney Candace Carlyon presented her testimony before the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee on marijuana and banking in Nevada. With over 30 years of experience in representing Nevada banks, Ms. Carlyon was asked to provide her comments on the Nevada banks’ refusal to do business with marijuana companies because of burdensome requirements and potential criminal liability. Ms. Carlyon stated, “The result of the conflict between state and federal law creates a dangerous situation [that] places not only the businesses but also their employees and their customers in danger.”

Ms. Carlyon is certified as a Business Bankruptcy Specialist by the American Board of Certification of Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Attorneys since 1994. Ms. Carlyon has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of bankruptcy since 1994 and has held an AV rating, the highest available, from Martindale-Hubbell since 1989. Her legal experience includes representation of numerous financial institutions, hotels, casinos, creditors’ committees, bondholders’ committees, title companies, real estate developers and investment entities. She is also a certified mediator through the American Arbitration Association. Additionally, she is repeatedly recognized by publications such as Nevada Super Lawyers and Mountain States Super Lawyers. Ms. Carlyon currently serves as a short trial Judge pro tempore for the Clark County Eighth Judicial District Court’s Short Trial Program, and has previously served as a Nevada Supreme Court Settlement Judge, and as a mediator with the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program.

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