Mr. Maroney provides comprehensive and professional consultation regarding Colorado liquor laws and rules, dram shop liability, trade practices, and liquor compliance. He provides detailed information to assist legal experts, stakeholders and licensees in determining best practices, liability and business plans related to alcohol beverages.
During his tenure as the Colorado Liquor Enforcement Director, Patrick provided numerous interpretations of state liquor laws and rules for stakeholders, legislators and policy makers. He conducted numerous training classes related to alcohol beverage law, rules and policies throughout Colorado. As Director, his attitude was to approach each issue thoroughly, reviewing all aspects to ensure laws and rules were followed in conjunction with best practices for businesses.
He worked with liquor stakeholders in navigating the implementation of two historic alcohol bills in Colorado, Senate Bills 16-197 and 18-243 and chaired the SB16-197 legislative working group and numerous rule making meetings.
Patrick continues to stay connected with the alcohol industry as a member of the Colorado Liquor Enforcement Rule Working Groups. He also has served on many panels in conferences for the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association, National Conference for State Liquor Administrators, National Beer Wholesalers Association and the Center for Alcohol Policy.
Patrick also provides training concerning national alcohol topics in many other states, including South Carolina and Oklahoma. He also testified before a joint legislative session in Arkansas concerning the importance of the three-tier system.
Patrick has been recognized as an alcohol expert and has testified in civil litigation in regards to dram shop cases. He has authored reports in regards to dram shop cases and an an expert concerning litigation of the 21st Amendment in relation to the dormant commerce clause.
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Patrick Maroney, President -
Maroney Consulting Services LLC