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

Tue | Apr 25

5:30-7:30P

Barristers

Wed | Apr 26

11:45A-1:30P

General
1.0 CLE | General

Sun | Apr 30

3:30-5:30P

General

Wed | May 03

12-1:30P

Diversity
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | Bias
News
President's Message
Apr 04, 2017
By Dorothy Chou Proudfoot

What a month it has been. ... I wanted to share with you a little bit about my hectic month, celebrating women, family, immigrants, law, and justice, not to exhaust you, but to put in context our search for fulfillment and meaning in our careers.

EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION
Apr 03, 2017
By Rob Rosborough

We have lots of great content for you this month. MCBA member Beth Arnese has written a handy summary of recent statutory developments in employment law. Particularly relevant for cyclists, MCBA member Nestor Schnasse has written about the “Three Feet for Safety Act” And much more.

EVENT RECAP
Mar 31, 2017
By J. Timothy Nardell

Legal Aid of Marin and the Marin County Bar Association hosted the 2017 Pro Bono Appreciation Awards lunch on Wednesday, March 22 at Rickey’s in Ignacio. The lunch was an opportunity for LAM, local dignitaries, judges, and members of the Bar to mix it up and celebrate the generosity and hard work of this year’s recipients of the Wiley W. Manual Award.

Mar 30, 2017
By Nestor Schnasse

As a former pro road racer, cycling-related injury cases are of intense interest to me. Road racing events can be risky business. ... The purpose of this article is to discuss a relatively new hammer in plaintiffs’ toolbox, California’s Three Feet for Safety Act.

Mar 30, 2017
By Beth Arnese

Employment laws in California are constantly changing. Even if you do not practice in the employment law arena, it is a good idea to keep up with the latest changes. A few of the more significant new state and local laws include the following:

Mar 30, 2017
By Sharon Arkin

As budget shortfalls have continued to affect trial courts since the Great Recession of 2008-2009, one way judges have tried to make up for increasing caseloads is by “farming out” discovery disputes to referees. But referees don’t come cheap ...


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

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Community

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