Richard Newton spent 32 years working in federal drug enforcement. In the U.S. Marine Corps, he piloted helicopters and operated from amphibious aircraft carriers. After leaving the Marines as a Major, he piloted aircraft for US. Customs and Border Protection.
Patrick Nightingale is a former prosecutor and practicing criminal defense attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Patrick spent six years with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Ofﬁce and was one of the founding members of the Domestic Violence Unit.
Michael Cindrich is a former Deputy District Attorney with the County of San Diego District Attorney’s Office. During his time as a DDA, he was lead counsel on both misdemeanor and felony cases. Cindrich prosecuted a wide range of cases including: D.U.I., assault with a deadly weapon, robbery, burglary, kidnapping, child endangerment, drug sales, and […]
Detective David Doddridge (Ret.)began his law enforcement career in 1973 as an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department in California. He attained the position of detective and is an expert in police procedure, crisis intervention, narcotics investigations, no-knock raids, juvenile crimes, and sex crimes.
Regina Hufnagel joined the Army Military Police Corps as a reservist in 1996 when she was a senior in high school. She was assigned to the 94th Military Police Co, currently out of Londonderry, New Hampshire. She deployed with the 94th to Bosnia in 2000 and honorably discharged in 2004. She then began working for […]
Joe Lachance served for ten years as a part-time police officer in Bedford, NH, and as a military police officer for the US. Army Reserves in Manchester, NH. He has also served as a Republican Representative for Hillsborough District 8 in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
Judge George Eskin (Ret.) spent the early part of his career as a prosecutor for Ventura County, California. He was later the Chief Assistant City Attorney for Los Angeles from 1976 until 1981 and a Superior Court Judge for the County of Santa Barbara from 2003 to 2013.
Charles Rowland has spent time as a special prosecutor, a defense attorney, and an elected School Board member. Charles is a proud member of the Clark County, Dayton and Ohio State Bar Association and has served as the President of the Greene County Bar Association from 2008-2009. In 2012, Charles received the honor of […]
Stephen Bradley is a former police officer and patrol sergeant for a sheriff’s ofﬁce in the Atlanta metro area. Stephen worked as a general patrol officer and a ﬁeld training ofﬁcer where he was tasked with patrolling higher crime areas. He would eventually go on to be awarded the Sheriff’s Medal of Valor.
Gary Johnson is an outspoken advocate of ending drug prohibition. In 1999, he became the highest-ranking elected official in the United States to advocate for the legalization of marijuana. Gary was Governor of New Mexico from 1995-2003, when he left office due to state term limits. He is an advisory board member of LEAP […]
James Anthony spent three years as an award-winning Neighborhood Law Corps attorney and zoning prosecutor in Oakland, California. He is a long-time leading lawyer and political strategist in the medical and adult-use marijuana movements. He currently runs a private legal practice in Oakland.
James (Jim) Nolan served in the Wilmington, Delaware police department for 13 years, seven of those years in the drug unit investigating drug conspiracy cases. He was involved in the execution of hundreds of search warrants, often storming through the doors of unsuspecting people on no-knock warrants. During the 19803, he was assigned to […]
Frank Marshall joined the Dade County Sheriff’s Office in 1960. Marshall Frank retired as captain from the Miami-Dade Police Department in Miami, Florida, where he spent the majority of 30 years investigating murders or commanding those who did. Frank’s career covered the gamut of high stress police assignments, including Internal Affairs, Criminal Intelligence, and […]
Denver, COLeonard Frieling is a former municipal court judge for the city of Lafayette, Colorado, and previously sat on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Municipal Judges Association. He is a practicing attorney and served as Chair of the Boulder Criminal Defense Bar for eight years.
Larry Talley served in the United States Navy from 1987-2007 as an intelligence specialist and was stationed at Naval Special Warfare Unit Eight in the Republic of Panama from 1991-1998. Under the Joint lnteragency Task Force, the organization in charge of counterdrug missions, his command was tasked with many different interdiction operations; some included training […]
James Mooney spent more than a decade in Utah State law enforcement and the State Department of Corrections, during which he established a reputation as one of the most successful undercover police officers in Utah. In 1993, he was given the Citizen’s Award of Commendation from the State of Utah, signed by Governor Mike […]
Officer LeRoy Washington (Ret.) LeRoy Washington spent 34 years as a probation officer, including 25 years as a federal officer in Seattle. He began his career with the Riverside County Probation Department in 1972 and was hired as a federal probation officer six years later.
After Daniel-Paul Alva graduated from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville in 1972, he became an Assistant District Attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. There he was assigned to the Narcotics Unit, and for over a year, he followed the path of drug prosecution cases from investigation through trial.
Walter Clark served as a deputy district attorney of Riverside County, California, in the mid 1970’s. Walter has worked as planning commissioner for the City of Indian Wells, is admitted to practice before the Supreme Courts of both California and the United States, and is a judge pro tempore.
Wes Johnson served four years in the Air Force before going on to a diverse career in law enforcement, juvenile offender casework, alcohol and drug counseling, emergency medicine, and investigative work. At the same time, Johnson continued his education, earning a doctorate in law.