M. Tyson Daniel

Top rated cannabis law attorney in Roanoke, Virginia

The Daniel Law Firm, PC
M. Tyson Daniel
The Daniel Law Firm, PC

Practice Areas: Cannabis law, Business & corporate, Criminal defense; view more

Licensed in Virginia since: 1999

Education: University of Richmond School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
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The Daniel Law Firm, PC

3735 Franklin Road, SW
PMB 229
Roanoke, VA 24014 Visit website


M. Tyson Daniel, Esq is a trial lawyer and founder of Virginia Cannabis Lawyers™ and Virginia Hemp Lawyers™, where he provides legal counsel for cannabis business owners in business law matters and representation for cannabis-related criminal defense charges.

His cannabis business law practice provides legal guidance for regulations involving:

  • Land use and zoning
  • Soil testing
  • Permits
  • Manufacturing and processing
  • Marketing and wholesale distribution
  • Retail
  • Agribusiness

In addition to Virginia Cannabis Lawyers™ and Virginia Hemp Lawyers™, Tyson is founder of The Daniel Law Firm PC, a full-service law firm in Roanoke, Virginia. In addition to his Cannabis and Hemp practice, Tyson’s work includes litigation on behalf of defendants in criminal cases and serious traffic offenses, as well as plaintiffs in personal injury matters. As evidenced by our A+ Rating with the BBB [for The Daniel Law Firm], our clients have been very pleased with our service and they know that we are committed to excellence.

M. Tyson Daniel, Esq also serves as the sitting President of the The Cannabis Business Association of Virginia (CannaBizVA). Formed as a non-profit, 501(c)(6)* industry/trade association.

The mission of CannaBizVA is to advance legislation, regulation and implementation that will support and grow Virginia’s regulated cannabis industries. We seek to advocate, expand, and promote existing pharmaceutical, retail, and agricultural markets by representing the collective interests of farmers, pharmaceutical processors, retail vendors, ancillary businesses and other stakeholders. Ensuring the highest quality, safest, and cost-effective products and services are readily accessible to patients and consumers in Virginia. Through collaboration with state and local governments, the membership has grown in a sustainable manner; fostering a competitive, thriving marketplace; and encouraging businesses throughout the Commonwealth to cultivate, manufacture, process, and sell the finest products available.

Practice areas

Cannabis law, Business/corporate, Criminal defense

Focus areas

Business formation and planning, Contracts, Business organizations, Criminal law, Drug & alcohol violations

  • 60% Cannabis law
  • 30% Business/corporate
  • 10% Criminal defense

First Admitted: 1999, Virginia

Professional Webpage: https://www.daniellawfirmpc.com/bio/m-tyson-daniel-bio.cfm

  • Virginia’s Legal Elite in Criminal Defense, Virginia Business Magazine 
  • Named among the “40 under 40”, Roanoke Business Magazine
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 2003
  • Virginia Supreme Court, 1999 
  • Virginia, 1999
Educational Background:
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1995 
  • Collegiate School, Richmond Virginia, 1989
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • CannaBizVA (Cannabis Business Association of Virginia), a 501(c)6 trade organization Began 2018 -- present, 2018
  • The Lunch Pail Defense Foundation, Virginia Tech Football Defensive Coordinator, Board Member, 2009
Industry Groups:
  • Banking
  • Cannabis
  • Corporate
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Hemp
  • Insurance
  • Lending
  • Marijuana
  • Merchants Services
  • Private Equity

Office location for M. Tyson Daniel

3735 Franklin Road, SW
PMB 229
Roanoke, VA 24014

Phone: 540-920-1700


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

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