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Mr. McHugh is a litigator with decades of experience defending individuals and businesses in civil and criminal litigation in Kansas and Missouri courts. In addition to his courtroom practice, Mr. McHugh counsels entities and individuals on law relating to cannabis, marijuana, and hemp projects; represents entities seeking medical marijuana licensure; and assists in all manner of related regulatory issues.


Mr. McHugh received his juris doctorate in 2000 from the University of Kansas School of Law.  As a student, he was a Rice Scholar—one of five in his law school class selected for the merit-based scholarship awarded based on outstanding academic records and proven leadership ability. Upon graduation, he earned membership in the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates with exceptional academic achievement.


Mr. McHugh earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing in 1997 from Wichita State University.  Mr. McHugh was an Emory Lindquist Honors Scholar and a member of the international business honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma.


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Office: 816-673-3900



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Christopher M. McHugh - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Cannabis Law - Kansas

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