Legal Considerations for Opening, Running and Patronizing Breweries and Other Drinking Establishments


Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


NoDa Brewing Company





CLE Credit:

1.5 General Hours



$90 Attorney CLE/Reception Rate

$80 Attorney CLE Only Rate

$65 YLD Member Rate

$45 Paralegal Rate



NoDa Brewing Company

2229 N. Davidson Street

Charlotte, NC 28205


Special Info:

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. CLE Training

Networking Reception to Follow CLE


Program Planner:

Christian H. Staples, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP


Program & Speakers:

Join your colleagues for a fun afternoon of CLE and networking at the NoDa Brewing Company.  Ryan T. Smith will begin by presenting on DWI and open container laws.  Next, Russell W. Fergusson will talk about zoning requirements for breweries, the new Eating, Drinking and Entertainment Establishment rules, and basic State Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) and Federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade (TTB) licensing requirements.  Finally, Christian H. Staples will close the program with an update of the new growler fill law and an overview of alcohol distribution laws.


Christian H. Staples, Shumaker, Look & Kendrick, LLP


Russell W. Fergusson, Law Offices of Russell W. Fergusson


Ryan T. Smith, RTS Law Group



Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 1123 South Church Street, Suite 103, Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: 704/375-8624