I passionately believe that people should not be put into prison for possession or sales of drugs. There are, I suppose, exceptions, such as drug cases involving violence or sales of hard drugs to children. However, virtually all of my clients have been substance abusers or sellers/growers of marijuana.


It is my absolute belief that drugs should be legal and regulated; that substance abuse should be addressed through treatment, not prison.


For that reason, I put a great deal of time and energy into defending drug cases. As with all my cases, I cannot ethically make promises about results. Drug cases are prosecuted and punished hard in Alaska. But I have a passionate belief in defending drug cases.