SERVICES

Experience and Commitment to help YOU accomplish your Goals!
STRATEGIC GOVERNANCE

 

To be a successful advocate, you must know your organization.  I can help you KNOW you.  

 

Strategic Planning and Advising

  • Identify the goals of your organization

  • Identify the goals of your initiative and its relationship to your organizational goals

  • Work with the client to solve problems before they occur

  • Help to develop a legislative/administrative strategy to accomplish the mission

  • Education to accomplish the mission and achieve your goals

 

It’s All about Relationships

  • Build relationships with the key developers, makers and those implementing policy

  • Know your legislative sponsors, personally – at home and in the Capitol

  • Know your enemies as well as your friends – know both the opponents and proponents of your initiatives

Strength in Numbers

  • Know other organizations with a special interest in issues similar to yours

  • Build coalitions to support an issue or agenda by fostering community contacts

YOU Know Yourself Better than Anyone Else

  • Advise clients of the best means to participate in governmental processes and procedures

SOUND LEGAL ADVICE

Assist Clients in their response to state laws, rules and regulations to achieve favorable outcomes.

Administrative Law

  • Specialize in reading and applying laws, rules and regulations

Ethics

  • Familiar with states' ethics requirements concerning campaign finance reporting

Lobbying

  • Able to read and understand state lobbying requirements, explain them in plain language to clients and provide compliance advice

Regulatory Compliance

  • In-depth understanding of environmental rules and regulations at both the state and national levels of government

501(c) Organizations

  • Knowledge and understanding of the differing capabilities among 501 (c) organizations, particularly with regard to involvement in the political process

  • Knowledge of compliance with IRS regulations

Registration to Conduct Business

  • In-depth understanding of requirements to conduct business among the 50 states

  • Ability to advise clients of compliance requirements

 

Cannabis Law

  • Extensive comprehension of the laws surrounding both medical and adult use

Legislative Monitoring and Reporting

  • Actions surrounding the initiative petition processes and requirements

  • Actions impacting the regulation of cannabis

EXECUTIVE BRANCH ADVOCACY
 
Provide Clients' entre to government in action.
Implementing Enacted Laws
  • Responsibility falls to the executive branch
  •  Failure to recognize the importance of state agencies in the process can lead to unintended, and undesirable, consequences
  • Your organization's successful operation depends on how agencies choose to implement
 
Relationship Building
  • Provide established relationships, and maintain regular contact, with state agency leadership and program staff
  • Arrange for meetings with state agency staff who will help you solve your problem
  • Represent you to agency staff and work in your interest
 
Client Communication
  • Help you identify the state agencies with the potential to impact your operations
  • Update you on the most recent agendas and actions of state government agencies
  • Inform you of administrative processes that affect your organization
  • Help you plan a responsive course of action
 
The Regulatory Arena
  • Attend meetings of regulatory commissions whose decisions have potential to impact our clients and prepare reports regarding discussions and action items
 

 

Hirner Law Associates

DK Hirner

573-616-2047 217-414-8138 (cell) / dkhirner@hirnerassociates.com

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