Michael Minardi, Esq. is the senior partner at Minardi Law. For over 14 years, he has dedicated his practice to fighting for clients charged with cannabis crimes. Mr. Minardi's practice represents clients in corporate consulting and services for business and individuals looking to enter the cannabis industry, forfeiture matters, all criminal matters, with a focus in cases where an individual purchases, uses, or cultivates cannabis for medical purposes. He won the first, and recently second, jury trial presenting the medical necessity defense to cultivation and possession of cannabis charges in the cases of Jesse Teplicki and Bridget Kirouac in Florida.