August 23, 2018
Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that attorney Tara L. Tedrow has been elected Vice Chair of the 9th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. In this role, Tara will co-lead the committee which helps select judicial nominees to fill vacancies within the Florida court system.
Tedrow is a senior associate and the Co-Chair of the Cannabis & Controlled Substances Group. Tedrow’s practice focuses on land use and development, as she works with clients statewide on entitling projects for commercial, residential, industrial, office, and mixed uses. The other side of Tedrow’s practice entails working with clients in complex regulated industries such as alcoholic beverage and medical marijuana licensing. Tedrow is a regular presenter and speaker at industry seminars and conferences and advises a variety of clients on the impacts of marijuana regulations. Tedrow works with physicians, lenders, real estate developers, landlords, ancillary service providers, licensed Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers and Medical Marijuana Treatment Center license applicants, helping them to navigate the ever changing regulatory landscape of marijuana. In the fall of 2018, Tedrow will be an adjunct professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where she will be the first in the State to teach a course on Medical Marijuana Law and Policy.
Additionally, Tedrow has been an active member of the debate community since high school, where she won multiple national championships and was ranked one of the top speakers in the nation. Her involvement in debate extended beyond her own education, as she continues to coach individuals around the country. In 2013, she founded the Central Florida Debate Initiative, which works to bring competitive speech and debate to every high school student in Central Florida.
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