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.


Wed | Jan 24


1.0 CLE | General

Wed | Dec 06


President's Message
Nov 08, 2017
By Dorothy Chou Proudfoot

Dominating the local discourse last month were the devastating wildfires that blazed through the North Bay. Our hearts go out to those affected by the fires, whether they are our own families and friends or complete strangers to us. Now more than ever, we need to remember we are all part of one community.

Editor's Introduction
Nov 07, 2017
By Robert Rosborough

Our recent rains extinguished the last of the North Bay fires. While I have no doubt that collectively our neighbors to the north will recover, rebuild and ultimately thrive, the journeys of many individuals will be full of challenges . . . One thing you can do: volunteer for the legal advice hotline.

Legal Aid for North Bay Fire Victims
Nov 06, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong

Legal advice hotline based in downtown SF will offer brief legal advice on issues ranging from landlord-tenant, insurance issues, and FEMA benefits to employment and immigration. Link to volunteer

Nov 06, 2017
By Robert Rosborough

Presiding Judge Kelly Simmons regaled the sold-out audience with a very funny Top 10 Judges’ Pet Peeves list. Judge Simmons pulled off the difficult task of entertaining the audience while simultaneously helping us stay out of trouble the next time we are in court.

Event Recap
Nov 06, 2017
By Thomas S. Brown

When David Kelly, General Counsel and Vice President, Basketball Management & Strategy for the World Champion Golden State Warriors, was asked to share his least favorite thing about his job, he paused a few moments before sheepishly acknowledging, “I have a pretty good job.”

Nov 06, 2017
By Charles D. Dresow

Jury trials are perfect subjects for TV shows, books and movies. Innumerable works of fiction in print and on screen have taken advantage of the natural drama of a jury trial. They depict dramatic moments from opening arguments to cross-examination to the final words of closing argument and, of course, the verdict.


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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