Barton Morris is the principal attorney and founder of the Cannabis Legal Group, specializing in all marijuana-related legal issues including business law, corporate law, licensing, consulting, land use, and real property.
He was an official spokesman for the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, and instrumental in the successful legalization of recreational marijuana in Michigan. He is currently an officer of the Cannabis Law Section of the Michigan Bar Association, and chair of its webinar lawyer training and science committees. Barton Morris is a former member with of the National Cannabis Industry Association’s Policy Council and current member and speaker for the Michigan Cannabis Industry Association.
One of the ways Barton has developed his marijuana law specialty is by being certified by the American Chemical Society as a Forensic Lawyer-Scientist; the only one in Michigan.
Attorney Barton Morris has been recognized professionally with several awards, including being rated 10/10 by AVVO, and a Super Lawyer Magazine outstanding attorney from 2016 to 2021.
Dbusiness Magazine also named Barton Morris a Top Attorney in Metro Detroit in 2012-2014 and 2019-2022 and named the Cannabis Legal Group the “Face of Cannabis Law” for 2016, 2017 and 2018.
On behalf of the State Bar of Michigan Cannabis Law Section, he has presented public policy section positions before the Michigan legislature. Additionally, he’s written articles for the Cannabis Law Section Journal.