Heather L Burke P.C. is boutique law firm serving the alternative agriculture industry in California's Emerald Triangle and Sierra Nevada range.
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With offices in Nevada City and Humboldt County, Heather Burke can personally serve clients throughout the North Coast and the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Premised on legal excellence, trustworthiness, and passion, Heather’s vision is to cultivate client longevity in a vibrant regulated marketplace.

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Are you starting a new business? Is your business facing a complex regulated transaction? We can help.

We have the unique honor of choosing our clients just as much as they choose us, and we seek to cultivate long standing relationships within the alternative agriculture industry. Our firm serves a variety of industry and thought leaders within California’s legacy producing regions. When you retain our offices, you are not just getting a lawyer: you are creating a team of proven industry leaders who can problem solve and strategize in exciting and creative ways, each of whom are dedicated to seeing you succeed. .

Transactional and Business Counsel

Protect Your Company With Inspired Business Development and Written Agreements.

  • //Small Business Strategies and Entity Governance for Entrepreneurs and Startups//
  • //Written Contracts: Sales and Services Agreements, Licensing Agreements, and Cooperative Agreements//
  • //Accessible Legal Representation for Quick Moving and Complex Business Issues//
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Permitting, Licensing, and Regulatory Support

Develop a Next-Level Legal Action Plan to Secure and Maintain Strict Compliance.

  • //Appellation Business Structuring, Petition Project Management, Policy and Education//
  • //Comprehensive Land Use Analysis and Regulatory Support//
  • //Complex Transactions For Heavily Regulated Operators//
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Compliance with California law and client safety is our supreme objective.

Our team constantly strives to improve our knowledge of California and federal law, and the office’s vibrant transactional practice allows the attorneys to hone their knowledge in fresh and inspired ways. We strongly advocate a “safety first” approach, perfecting strict legal and environmental compliance in a proprietary and forward-thinking manner.

  • "Heather is fully and completely committed to showing up for what is right. She's compassionate and intelligent and resourceful and willing and funny. What more could we ask for in an attorney in her line of work, at this juncture? Thanks for being a Rock Star, Ms.Burke."


  • "Love this woman ...10 stars ...she has gone far beyond her duties as a lawyer and has been a crusader in the rights of patients ... What a blessing it is to have her in this community."


  • "Nobody knows the law about MMJ better than Heather and her staff."


  • "Heather is one of the most knowledgeable, passionate and competent legal advocates for medical cannabis providers in California. Nevada County is fortunate to have her here!"



Heather L. Burke Esq.

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431 Uren Street, Suite C
Nevada City, CA 95959