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 | Sep 28



Wed | Oct 26


1.0 CLE | General

Wed | Nov 16



Tue | Sep 27


Probate and Estate Planning
Sep 20, 2016
By Brian Collins

Many Californians rent because they don’t have adequate funds for a down payment and/or they can’t qualify for a loan to purchase a home through the traditional process. On the flip side, many rental property owners would like to “cash out” a sizeable asset on favorable terms.

Sep 20, 2016
By Brian Collins

Lease-option transactions pose many risks, but an experienced lawyer and advice from tax advisors and other experts can minimize them.

New Community Program
Sep 20, 2016
By Marie A. Barnes

This month, MCBA together with the Marin County Law Library takes this concept—that we can each use our skills to enable greater access to justice—and launches Lawyers in the Library. It’s a new program that offers us the opportunity to help our community by giving just two hours of our time.

Sep 20, 2016
By Sarah Killingsworth

As a family law practitioner, one of the most common questions I hear at an initial consultation is when and how someone is “separated.” Many people incorrectly believe that they have to have a Judgment of Legal Separation to be separated. Spouses are separated after the “date of separation.”

Sep 01, 2016
By Philip B. Feldman

The Treasury Department recently issued proposed regulations that will curtail the use of valuation discounts for gift and estate tax purposes for inter-family transfers of interests in family partnerships, LLCs and corporations.

Sep 01, 2016
By Mary Sackett

One of the most important factors in a child’s success is a positive adult role model. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bayhelps children facing adversity in change their lives for the better through the power of one-to-one mentoring.


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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