Mission Statement

To involve, encourage and support Bar Association members, to serve as a liaison to the Marin County courts, and to educate the community and enhance access to legal services.


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Editor's Introduction
Jul 05, 2017
By Rob Rosborough

It is hard to believe that this is our seventh issue of the year already. Many thanks to our Guest Editor Dotty LeMieux for helping to round up some great articles for you, including a recap our recent 2017 Supreme Court roundup.

June Meeting Recap
Jul 03, 2017
By Dotty LeMieux

“There hasn’t been a lower output for the U.S. Supreme Court since 1865,” Hastings Law Professor Rory Little told the sold-out crowd at the annual Supreme Court review membership luncheon on June 28. So began a lively look at the recently-ended term of a Supreme Court . . .

Jul 03, 2017
By Romy Taubman

This article explores issues that I have seen in my own life, and with my clients, regarding the pros and cons of the smartphone as it relates to custody. It proposes that parents discuss parameters for how digital communication will be used on each parent’s custody time.

President's Message
Jul 03, 2017
By Dorothy Chou Proudfoot

The June General Membership Meeting usually signals a great time of year for MCBA. We look forward to a great turnout at the MCBA/CalCPA Mixer on July 12, and the General Membership Meeting on July 26 with Rhonda Hjort (Lucasfilm Deputy Chief Counsel) . . .

Jun 30, 2017
By Tim Nardell

Difficult times in our nation’s political life make for interesting questions in constitutional law. Before this past November, who had even heard of the Emoluments Clause or given any thought to the 25th Amendment to the Constitution? In no particular order, with no particular emphasis, here is a handy overview.

Jun 29, 2017
By Dotty LeMieux

The California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA) is dedicated to protecting the rights of older Americans. Its efforts range from advocating for affordable housing and maintaining Social Security and Medicare, to educating seniors to know and assert their rights such as when hospitalized.


Members who make time to meet with their colleagues at MCBA events gain value from local connections and stay current with updates in the courts. Marin Superior Court Judges often comment that the most skilled lawyers are usually active MCBA members.


MCBA offers Sections in 12 legal practice areas. Each Section provides continuing legal education (CLE) and offers networking opportunities tailored to its members.


MCBA provides resource listings for community services including low cost legal services, attorney referral services, partnerships with community legal organizations, and mediation services.


Browse our member directory for member listings in numerous legal practice areas.


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