Maren Schroeder, MBA, RP®, MnCP is a paralegal and Qualified Rule 114 Neutral for Borgos Law, PLLC, has nearly ten years of experience working in various areas of law including financial, corporate, intellectual property, nonprofit, tax, and criminal defense.
She has a B.S. in Paralegal Studies and an M.B.A. in Legal Administration. Maren is a PACE Registered Paralegal and a Minnesota Certified Paralegal. She serves as the Regulation Review Coordinator for the NFPA and the Director of Marketing for the Minnesota Paralegal Association. As the chair of MPA’s Regulation Committee, she worked in 2014 to develop the Minnesota Certified Paralegal program. Maren is also a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, and served on the MSBA’s Task Force on Alternative Legal Services Models which made recommendations on expanding legal services for underserved populations. Also active in the community, Maren chairs her city’s Planning & Zoning Commission, is a volunteer crisis advocate for victims of sexual assault, and is a volunteer family and school mediator.
Maren began her advocacy in the mid-2000’s when she began researching and writing on the topic of cannabis as a medicine in college. As President, she manages strategic oversight and is a spokesperson for the organization. She is also the primary representative for the organization in building coalitions throughout Minnesota and the national cannabis industry. Her interest lies in expanding access for patients and eliminating criminal and civil penalties relating to cannabis.