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.

Calendar

Wed | May 24

11:45A-1:30P

General

Tue | May 30

7-10P

General

Mon | May 29

8A-5P

General

Thu | Jun 01

12-1:30P

Probate and Estate Planning
Brown Bag Lunch
News
Editor's Introduction
May 09, 2017
By Robert Rosborough

Ever had a client question a bill? We wondered what our members could learn from all of the fee arbitrations MCBA conducts. Next, what will the impact of legal recreational marijuana be on the workplace? We also spotlight #cut50, a non-profit founded by the mayor of Mill Valley to reduce the incarceration rate across the United States.

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

We last left off this President's Message saga with a laundry list of events. There was so much going on that I couldn't even fit it into that double-length article last month. Fortunately for me, our move to an electronic format allows for this kind of flexibility.

May 07, 2017
By Sean B. Gibbons

As perhaps the most visible state involved in the growing trend toward the legalization of marijuana, California has often served as a crucible for challenges to the conventional application of drug laws in the context of employment.

May 07, 2017
By Toussaint Bailey

My discussion with Scott Lueders, Chair of the Marin County Bar Association’s Client Relations Committee, began as an interview about the mechanics of the MCBA’s Fee Arbitration Program, but quickly turned into an enlightening conversation about the shockingly high number of lawyers who manage to anger their clients and jeopardize fee collections with poor billing practices.

Directors Profile
May 06, 2017
By Toussaint Bailey

Meet new MCBA Director Eva Bennett, Marin County Deputy Public Defender. She does all felonies all day everyday – felony domestic violence cases, assault cases, sexual assault cases, stabbing cases, almost anything that walks in the door.

NONPROFIT PROFILE
May 05, 2017
By Toussaint Bailey

#cut50 is a national, bipartisan initiative aimed at confronting one of the worst humanitarian crises of our time: mass incarceration. #cut50 aims to reduce our nation's prison and jail populations by 50 percent while making our communities safer, keeping families together, and building a stronger economy.


Membership

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.

Sections

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

Community

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

Directory

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