Navigating Amendment 3 Webinar

January 13 at 10 a.m. | Virtual

As Amendment 3 ushers in the legalization of recreational marijuana in Missouri, employers around the state are faced with a host of questions. Join this FREE webinar to help navigate through the uncertainty.

The Missouri Chamber has partnered with Husch Blackwell to host a webinar on Jan. 13, 2023, at 10 a.m. discussing the workplace implications of legalized marijuana in Missouri. Join us to hear an overview of Amendment 3, discuss how the new law may affect workplace drug policies and learn about other marijuana-related regulatory considerations for employers.

The webinar will also include the opportunity for attendees to ask questions.


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Lowell Pearson

Office Managing Partner

Lowell has more than 30 years of experience navigating the intersection of business and government at both the state and federal levels.

A wide range of clients – including regulated businesses in manufacturing, aviation and healthcare; individual political candidates and political action committees (PACs); and political subdivisions – rely on Lowell’s extensive experience in administrative law; election law and political campaign finance law; as well as government contract and procurement matters. A trusted litigator, he has handled numerous cases in the federal and state courts challenging government action, and has made multiple appearances before the Missouri Supreme Court in employment and constitutional cases.

Clients appreciate Lowell’s deep background within and innate understanding of public policy. Lowell worked in Washington, DC, as a policy advisor to the Judicial Conference of the United States and as counsel to Bob Dole’s 1988 presidential election campaign. He also served as both Missouri’s Deputy Director of Revenue and general counsel to Missouri Governor Matt Blunt. Lowell has been a regular speaker on administrative law, tax and election law issues to groups such as the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Missouri. His proven collaborative and relationship-building skills move client goals forward.

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Courtney Steelman


Courtney puts her experience as an Assistant Attorney General and her logical thinking skills to work on behalf of clients in the courtroom. Courtney focuses her practice on labor and employment law and business relations. She is a well-connected, reliable advisor who works closely with clients, key media resources, special interest groups and co-workers. Thorough research and public speaking are second nature for Courtney as she navigates through pretrial, prepares for litigation and participates in mediation, arbitration or negotiation. She previously served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation Section of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. While there, she participated in legal proceedings, handling cases from inception to trial, and constantly kept a line of communication open with clients. Courtney also has experience with higher education. While in law school, Courtney served as a judicial extern for Chief Justice Mary Rhodes Russell, Supreme Court of Missouri, and Judge Karen King Mitchell, Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District of Missouri.

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For questions regarding Amendment 3, please contact Director of Legislative Affairs, Heidi Sutherland.

Heidi Sutherland

Director of Legislative Affairs