Donald E. Gies III

Donald E. Gies III

"A Modern Lawyer Client Relationship"
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI ...
  • Oklahoma
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Biography

Super Lawyers - Rising Star in Oklahoma Cannabis Law 2022

Whether you're starting a new Oklahoma Medical Marijuana business or looking to restructure something that isn't working, I've got you covered. We serve over 400 cannabis clients and it is literally our job to think of the aspects of decisions that you haven't thought of yet, so that your professional horizon is clearly in your sights and you are prepared for questions or issues that arise, every step of the way. In the State of Oklahoma, where the cannabis statutory and legislative schemes are ever changing, the importance of being protected by someone plugged into the current environment will be an untouchable asset.

Practice Areas
    Cannabis & Marijuana Law
    Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Area
  • Expungement
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Bar Association
ID Number: #33889
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Federal Circuit
ID Number: United States District Court Western District of Oklahoma
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Gies Law Firm, PLLC
- Current
Education
Oklahoma City University School of Law
J.D. (2019) | Law
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Honors: Dean's Honor Roll
Activities: Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
B.A. (2009) | Business - Sports Management
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Activities: Oklahoma State Track/Cross Country
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Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Oklahoma Cannabis Law
Professional Associations
Oklahoma Bar Association  # 33889
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Oklahoma Thieves Impersonate Cops and Raid Several Pot Farms
High Times
Fake agents raid an Oklahoma marijuana farm, cops say. But the grower wasn’t fooled
The Kansas City Star
Suspects pose as law enforcement officers to bust real Oklahoma marijuana farms
KOCO News 5 ABC
Fraudsters impersonate state agents in violent attempts to rob from Oklahoma marijuana growers
KFOR Oklahoma's News 4 NBC
Law Enforcement Investigating After Fake OBN Agents Show Up At Marijuana Grow
CBS News 9 Oklahoma's Own
Inside the Rise — and Surprising Crackdown — of the Country's Hottest Weed Market
Politico
Marijuana grow operation mix-up allegedly leads millions in damages
KFOR Oklahoma's News 4
Why red Oklahoma is home to a booming medical marijuana market
MJ Biz Daily
Oklahoma Cannabis Legal Summary
Marijuana Venture Magazine
Young attorney rides cannabis wave from storage room office
The Journal Record
Speaking Engagements
Marijuana Business Law in Oklahoma - Know the Salient Points of Marijuana Laws and Effectively Advise Your Clients, Continuing Legal Education, OnDemand Video
National Business Institute
Part 1: Powers of State Regulatory Agencies, Business Types Allowed, Marketing Restrictions, Zoning Requirements, Employment Rules and Restrictions for Cannabis Businesses, Negotiating Third-Party Agreements With Cultivators, Managers, etc., Premises Security Regulation Compliance, Preparing for State Regulatory Agency Inspections. Part 2- Legal Best Practices for Marijuana Product Packaging, and Testing: Labeling Rules: Product Dosage, etc.,Packaging Restrictions.
Oklahoma Marijuana Business Law 2021 - Section I: The Legalization Landscape | Regulatory Compliance & Licensing, CLE, Oklahoma City
National Business Institute
Regulatory Areas of Concern in Oklahoma Who's Regulating What: State and Local Agency Enforcement Overview Land Use and Environmental Restrictions Premises Security Marketing and Advertising Restrictions Preparing for State Regulatory Inspections The Oklahoma Permitting and Licensing Process Identifying Licensing Requirements for the Business The Application Procedure, Step by Step Grounds for License Refusal Overcoming Application and Business Plan Red Flags
Medical Marijuana Law in Oklahoma, Seminar, Oklahoma City, OK
National Business Institute
I will be presenting on the following topics dealing with Essential Business Considerations for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries: A. Marketing Restrictions for Marijuana Dispensaries B. Verifying Patient Information and Dosage Amounts C. Security and Control Requirements for Dispensaries and Producers D. Product Preparation and Packing Requirements E. Product Testing Requirements F. Complying with State Inspection Requirements G. Obtaining Trademarks H. Reporting Duties to the State
Certifications
State Certified Mediator
Supreme Court of Oklahoma
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Gies Law Firm, PLLC
1708 N. Gatewood
OKC, OK 73106
Telephone: (405) 281-0276
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed