Meet The Team

Kyndra Miller, Esq

CEO & Principal Laywer

Kyndra Miller is an attorney at law and CEO of CannaBusiness Law, Inc. – an online law firm that serves California medical cannabis patients. Similarly she was elected to be a board a member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws in 2012.

Kyndra graduated from UC San Diego in 1994 and Lincoln School of Law in 2002. After passing the California Bar, she worked with Americops as a volunteer attorney.

Ms. Miller later went on to open her own private practice entertainment law firm in Los Angeles, CA. Now, she helps medical marijuana businesses remain compliant through her work with CannaBusiness Law.

Cannabusiness Law Editorial Team

Cannabusiness Law is committed to providing legal and subject matter expertise for the cannabis industry. Our editorial team is dedicated to providing insights and expertise in the areas of cannabis cultivation, manufacturing and retail so that new entrepreneurs and legal firms entering the industry can have the guidance and information needed. Meet the team that brings you the information you want most.

Shari Tocchini, Esq

Laywer & Editor-in-Chief

Shari is an experienced trial attorney who has worked directly under the tutelage of legal legend Tony Serra for the last 17 years at Pier 5 Law; handling complex litigation in both the state and federal courts.She has extensive expertise in the criminal realm handling marijuana cases, in the local and federal jurisdictions, including the defense of Ed Rosenthal in his jury trial in Federal Court in the Northern District of California. She has expanded her legal practice to work in the civil forum as well, specializing in cannabis related law and implementation.

She holds an active license in the State of California and has practiced in over 20 states across the United States, at both the state and federal level.

Laura Croft, Esq

Laywer & Staff Writer

California State Bar Admission (2005)
University of San Francisco School of Law, Juris Doctor (2005).
University of California, San Diego (2001)

Laura has practiced criminal defense at Pier 5 Law Offices since 2004, specializing in trial support for a uniquely diverse range of cases, ranging from Ed Rosenthal’s federal tax case to the 2015-2016 defense of Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow (San Francisco “Chinese mafia” case). Laura is impassioned by the fight for medical cannabis rights and is a fierce proponent of marijuana legalization.

Laura is also an entrepreneur and business specialist, founding a non-profit for at-risk youth in 2014 and working with FreemanXP as a marketing and research strategist.

Erica Treeby, Esq

Laywer & Staff Writer

Golden Gate University School of Law (2010)
University of California, Berkeley (2003)

Erica joined Pier 5 Law Offices as a practicing criminal defense attorney in 2011, where she was given the opportunity to learn from and work with a talented group of like-minded attorneys, who share her passion for fighting for what is right. While the bulk of her practice has been focused on defending those accused of cannabis and drug-related crimes, she also handles appeals and post-conviction cases. Erica is admitted to all California State Courts, as well as the Federal Northern District Court of California.

Alexis Wilson Briggs, J.D.

Laywer & Writer

Alexis worked in the U.S. criminal court system as a defense attorney for over a decade prior to relocating to Amsterdam, Netherlands. The last half was spent among her colleagues at Pier 5 Law Offices handling criminal matters throughout the California state courts and federal system as well as pro hoc vice in Washington and Arizona. Alexis devoted a significant portion of her criminal practice to pro bono representation of those engaged in civil disobedience, including alleged members of Anonymous, Occupy, and the journalists who documented their efforts. She is the founder and owner of Alpha-Omega Consulting, a Dutch ZZP, which provides support for international non-profit organizations seeking to abolish mass incarceration and restore civil liberties. Since September 2016, she has served as the Justice Fellow at the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice.