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Alan Hanson

Emerge_Alan-Hanson_193x250.jpgAlan’s practice focuses on advising financial institutions in the development of cannabis banking programs, from the perspective of regulatory requirements and operational best practices.  He also advises clients on financial institution regulatory compliance issues.

Prior to joining Emerge Law Group, Alan served as a Credit Union General Counsel, where he developed and managed the only successful large-scale cannabis banking program in Oregon.  His program received high praise from State Credit Union Regulators.

Alan spends most of his free time on a farm where his wife and two daughters raise and show purebred sheep.


  • Willamette University College of Law, Juris Doctorate (1997)

  • Oregon Institute of Technology, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Bar Memberships

  • Oregon