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Jim Boland


Jim Boland is an Associate with Dickinson Wright’s Corporate practice group, located in the firm’s Chicago office. He focuses his practice on regulatory and compliance work in highly regulated industries.

Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, Jim was senior counsel with one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the U.S. In that role, he handled regulatory and compliance oversight for operations in multiple states, application development and submissions for cannabis operation licenses, and commercial contract review and negotiations. Jim earned his J.D. at DePaul University College of Law.

Education & Credentials


DePaul University College of Law

J.D., 2015

University of Denver

B.A., Political Science and Government, 2012

Bar Admission

  • Illinois

Professional Involvement

  • Chicago Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Legal Charter Prep Mentor Program Participant 
  • Chicago Bar Association Mentor Program Participant 
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