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Flaherty & O’Hara at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) annual Southern Regional Conference

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Flaherty & O’Hara is pleased and honored to attend and be an invited speaker at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) annual Southern Regional Conference in New Orleans, LA, the week of October 21, 2019. Our associate Eric Altpeter was on a panel discussing cannabis laws and their intersection with alcohol beverage laws and licensee operations.  The panel ...
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Flaherty & O’Hara at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Licensing & Compliance Professionals

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Flaherty & O’Hara is pleased to have sponsored, attended and been a trade show participant in, and honored to have been invited to be a presenter at the annual conference of the National Association of Licensing & Compliance Professionals (NALCP or “Nalcap”) held in Denver, CO. October 15-18, 2019. R.J. O’Hara was a panel member discussing the ramifications of the ...
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Flaherty & O’Hara at CLE International Wine, Beer & Spirits annual conference in Charlotte, NC

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Flaherty & O’Hara is pleased and honored to attend and be an invited panel member at CLE International Wine, Beer & Spirits annual conference in Charlotte, NC, September 16-17, 2019. Our partner R.J. O’Hara participated on a panel discussing the current status of direct-to-consumer shipping laws and relevant new legislation and case law, as well as the possible impact of the U.S. ...
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Flaherty-O’Hara at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators’ annual Central-Western Regional Conference

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Flaherty & O’Hara is pleased and honored to attend and be an invited panel member at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators' annual Central-Western Regional Conference in Portland, OR, September 9-11, 2019. Our partner R.J. O’Hara participated on a panel discussing the character of possible future alcohol operations as they evolve over the next 50 years and the response ...
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Flaherty & O’Hara Joins Women of the Vine & Spirits as a Corporate Member

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Flaherty & O’Hara is proud to announce they have joined Women of the Vine & Spirits as a Bronze Corporate Member. Partners Kaitlynd Kruger and Chris O’Hara and Associate Ellen Freeman have joined as Member Employees. Women of the Vine & Spirits (WOTVS) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to empowering and advancing women in the alcohol beverage industry. WOTVS …

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Flaherty & O’Hara at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators

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Flaherty & O’Hara partners R.J. O’Hara and Kaitlynd Kruger, along with associate Ellen Freeman, attended the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators. The event was held at the Seelbach Hilton in Louisville, Kentucky from June 16th – 19th. R.J. O’Hara was invited to participate in one of the panels, “Facing the Reality of the ‘New Normal’ of the Federal Regulator …

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Comment on Tennessee Residency Law for Liquor Stores in Beer Marketer’s Insights

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Our partner, R.J. O’Hara, felt compelled to comment during the recent NABCA Legal Symposium, in response to a panel discussion on the pending Supreme Court decision in the Tennessee Retail Association case and, much to his surprise and delight, Eric Sheppard at Beer Marketer’s Insights picked up on it and mentioned R.J.’s comment in his column regarding the panel (“Consensus …

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NABCA 26th Annual Legal Symposium

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We are excited that one of our partners, Stan Wolowski, was an invited panelist at the 2019 NABCA Legal Symposium earlier this week at the Crystal City Marriott in Arlington / D.C. Stan, a former liquor violation prosecutor, presented a well-received presentation on the manner in which the PLCB and State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement responds to nuisance …

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Direct to Consumer Sales of Wine, Beer, and Distilled Spirits Committee

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Flaherty & O’Hara, PC partners R.J. O’Hara and Stan Wolowski are excited to have been invited to participate in the Uniform Law Commission’s Study Committee on a possible model law for the direct shipment of spirits to consumers. A diverse group of Study Committee members representing a wide array of interests in the alcohol industry and public health field are …

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Should States be Allowed to Discriminate Against Nonresident Liquor Business Owners?

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R.J. O’Hara attended the U.S. Supreme Court’s oral argument in the Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Zachary W. Blair, Tennessee Alcohol Beverage Commission on January 16, 2019, and is pleased to have had to opportunity to write an article on his thoughts on the arguments presented and issued examined by the Court during the argument. The Court must …