STEVEN K. LUBELL - CURRICULUM VITAE

Admitted to Practice Law

United States Supreme Court
United States Tax Court
United States Court of Appeal for the Eight Circuit
United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
United States District Court for the Central District of California
United States District Court for the Southern District of California
Supreme Court of the State of California
Superior Court of the State of California (all 58 Counties)

Compliance and Regulatory Law Practice  

Practice area involving implementation of the State of California "Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act" and "Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act" regulating the cultivation, processing, manufacture, distribution, testing, transportation, and dispensing of marijuana  (cannabis) in the 58 counties and 482 incorporated cities within the State of California.  Legal Assistance in related areas of Agricultural Operations, Land Use, Water Use, Licensing, Permits, Clearances, Zoning, Landlord/Tenant, and Security.

Superior Court Commissioner

Superior Court of the State of California - Los Angeles Superior Court (2000 - 2010)
Presided as a Judge (Pro Tem) in a criminal trial courtroom hearing felony and misdemeanor criminal matters. Estimated to have heard over 100,000 criminal cases over the course of judicial career in one of the busiest criminal courtrooms in Los Angeles County.  Presided as a Judge (Pro Tem) in over 150 Jury Trials, involving allegations of Murder, Rape, Robbery, Mayhem, Burglary, Assault, Domestic Violence, Identity Theft, and Driving under the Influence. Presided over a criminal courtroom hearing Probable Cause hearings, Arraignments, Bail Hearings, Restraining Order Hearings, Discovery Motions, Search and Seizure Motions, Serna Motions, Kelley-Frye Hearings, Preliminary Hearings, Bench Trials, Restitution Hearings, Forfeiture Hearings, Probation Violation Hearings, Post-Conviction Hearings, Expungement Hearings.  Presided over a Civil Calendar hearing such matters as Personal Injury, Breach of Contract, Unlawful Detainer, and Real Property Boundary Line disputes. 

Los Angeles County Bar Association Judicial Qualification rating "Well Qualified" (2002) 

Century City Bar Association Criminal Law Award for Excellence in Criminal Law (2003)

Member Los Angeles Superior Court Temporary Judge's Committee (2000 - 2010)

Member Los Angeles Superior Court Traffic Committee (2000 - 2010)

MCLE Instructor Los Angeles Superior Court - Traffic Proceedings (2001 - 2008)

MCLE Instructor Los Angeles Superior Court - Judicial Ethics (2007 - 2008)
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