Barton Morris

Of Counsel



J.D., Michigan State University College of Law
B.A., Western Michigan University

Known as one of the top cannabis law lawyers in Michigan, Barton Morris is the principal attorney and founder of the Cannabis Legal Group, a Detroit-based law firm specializing in marijuana-related legal issues including criminal defense, business law, licensing, consulting, land use, compliance, and intellectual property. In Michigan, VS collaborates exclusively with Barton and Cannabis Legal Group. 

Barton has been developing his expertise since the enactment of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act in 2008, and is the only attorney in Michigan certified by the American Chemical Society as a Forensic Lawyer-Scientist maintaining a focus on marijuana-related science. He is a council member of the Marijuana Law Section of the Michigan Bar Association and chair of its science committee. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer’s College and sits on its Alumni Board of Directors.

A highly recognized and celebrated attorney, Barton maintains board positions with and sits on the faculties of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association and the Michigan Association of OWI attorneys.