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Michael Komorn

Komorn Law
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Michael Komorn
Komorn Law
Farmington Hills,

Summary of Professional Experience

  • Attorney Michael Komorn is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), and Recorder’s Court Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan (SBM) , State Appellate Defenders Office (SADO) , Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys (MIAOWIA), and Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM).
  • Michael Komorn is recognized as one of the top knowledgeable attorneys regarding Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Act, his perspectives have appeared throughout news, including, but not limited to: The Detroit New, Detroit Free Press, WWJ News Radio 950, WJR-AM, The Oakland Press, WJRT-TV, WDET-FM, WMYD-TV 20, and Michigan’s Lawyer’s Weekly.
  • From 2017-Present, Attorney Michael Komorn has been member of the Cannabis Law Section, (previously Marijuana Law Section).
  • From 2010-Present, Attorney Michael Komorn has been President of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association which provides legal advocacy for medical marijuana patients and caregivers as well as a forum for those to share their experience and discuss related issues.
  • Since 2008 the Komorn Law firm has focused on Michigan’s medical marihuana law, marijuana legislation matters, cannabis business licensing and legal services as well as continuing aggressive legal defense.

Work History

  • 1993- Present – Law offices of Komorn Law, PLLC, Farmington Hills, MI
  • Criminal Defense practice, with a primary focus since 2008 on Michigan’s Medical Marihuana laws, expanding into licensing pursuant to the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (“MMFLA”), Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (“MRTMA”), civil litigation, and business law.
  • 1992-1993 – 36th District Court Misdemeanor Defender Office Staff Attorney.


  • 1989-1992 – Juris Doctor Degree, University of Detroit
  • 1985-1989 – Bachelor of Arts Degree- Oakland University 


  • 2016 – CDAM Right to Counsel Award
  • 2016 – Michigan Norml Gaitwood-Galbraith Attorney of the Year Award

Specialized Training

  • Cleveland State University- Marshal College of Law- Journal of Law and Health Series
  • “The Cannabis Conundrum: A Symposium on Legalizing Medical Cannabis in Ohio”
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Training (May 2017)

Professional Links


Related Activities / Community Involvement

  • Michigan Medical Marijuana Association President 2010-Present.
  • Michigan Medical Marihuana Association Treasurer 2009-2010.
  • Commentator in the following Newspapers, periodicals, radio and television broadcasts: The Detroit NewsDetroit Free Press, WWJ News radio 950, WJR-AM, The Oakland Press, Morning Sun, Traverse City Record Eagle, The Huron Daily Tribune, Heritage Newspapers, WJRT-TV, WDET-FM, WMYD-TV 20 and Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly.
  • Participated in the Michigan Medical Marihuana meetings and workgroup with the Legislature and staff, and other interested parties. (2011)
  • Testified before the Legislative house Judiciary Committee regarding proposed amendments to the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (2012)
  • Presented at the Criminal Advocacy Program, Wayne County- “The Michigan Medical Marihuana Act- Immunity and Affirmative Defenses” (December 2015).
  • Presented at the Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys Spring Seminar (May 2017).
  • Presented at the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (May 2017).
  • Published in the Marijuana Law Section Journal (February 2017).
  • Educator/Instructor/Speaker:
    • Cannabis Law Section 2021- Seminar regarding People v Michael Thue.
    • Cannabis Law Section 2020- Daubert Hearings, and admission of Expert Testimony.
    • Marijuana Law Section 2017, Speaker- Medical Marijuana Criminal Defense Workshop.
    • Seminars at University of Oakland, (2010)
    • CLE International “Medical Marijuana” July 26, 2010
    • Cooley Law School, Student Bar Association Medical Cannabis (2012)
    • University of Detroit Mercy, along side Dr. Mike Whitty (2012).

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