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 | Apr 05

12-1:30P

Diversity
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | Ethics

Thu | Apr 06

12-1:30P

Probate and Estate Planning
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | General

Tue | Apr 11

12-1:30P

Labor and Employment Law
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | General

Tue | Apr 18

12-1:30P

Family Law
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | General
News
Mar 16, 2017
By Lawrence A. Strick

Judge Sheila Shah Lichtblau was administered the Oath of her office on March 8, 2017. Marin County Supervisor Kate Sears served as Master of Ceremonies at the well-attended event at the Marin Center Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

MCBA Luncheon Recap
Mar 02, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong

James Brosnahan, Senior Counsel at Morrison Foerster, shared stories from his many decades of trial experience from working in Robert Kennedy’s Justice Department to defending John Walker Lindh, known as the American Taliban. Some of his deeply personal stories drew laughs from the crowd. He compared President Trump to 1950’s era Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Mar 02, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong

Last year, the MCBA Legal Scholarship Fund awarded $19,000 to five deserving law students with a nexus to Marin County. Our MCBA Legal Scholarship Fund drive continues. Tax deductible donations make it possible for the next generation of law students to overcome the tremendous financial barriers to entry into the legal profession.

EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION
Mar 01, 2017
By Robert Rosborough

This month, we have several articles of interest. Topics include the significant Bristol Meyers Squibb case on personal jurisdiction, important advice for anyone sued in tribal court, and advice both legal and practical to help you or your clients get the end-of-life medical care you want.

President's Message
Mar 01, 2017
By Dorothy Chou Proudfoot

Just a couple weeks ago, I had such a blast at our Installation Gala. I may have been accused of being a bit too serious at times in my career, but I’ll admit that planning for some fun is a necessary part of a vibrant Association, and I'm glad it was our first order of business.

Director's Profile
Feb 28, 2017
By Patricia Conway

Meet our new board member, Toussaint Bailey. He practices civil litigation at Richards, Watson & Gershon, primarily for local government agencies all over the Bay Area with more time spent in Marin than anywhere else.


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

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

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