Section Diversity

The Diversity Section promotes the values of diversity and inclusion throughout the Marin County legal community. It also promotes the interests of residents of color and other underrepresented groups in the county. The section provides Continuing Legal Education (CLE) on the elimination of bias in the legal system.

Section Chair

Jeanne Grove
415 673 5600

Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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Legal Aid for North Bay Fire Victims
Oct 19, 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 sign up

Sep 30, 2017
By The Hon. Mark A. Talamantes

As a general rule of civility, it’s important to be polite and to say “hello” properly, even in court. . . . Your appearance is very important. First impressions matter . . . and you can never say “please” or “thank you” too much.

Sep 27, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong, Executive Director

The MCBA Mentorship Program supports the development of relationships for new MCBA members, or those who want to increase their connections within the MCBA and the legal community.

Sep 26, 2017
By James Sell

This MCBA Nonprofit Profile features the Center for Domestic Peace or C4DP, especially good and right this month for two reasons: 1) October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; and 2) C4DP celebrates its 40th anniversary, striving to transform the world to one where domestic violence no longer exists, creating greater safety, justice, and equality for all.

Sep 26, 2017
By James Sell

Most of us graduated from college, went to law school, passed the bar, and started grinding at the practice of law. But not MCBA member Francesca Chang, the daughter of a successful car salesman. She has taken a road less traveled and is doing something a little different with her legal training and perhaps a bit more interesting.

Sep 25, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong, Executive Director

The 2018 slate nominees for MCBA Officers and new members to the Board of Directors will be voted upon at the October 25 General Membership Meeting, the Annual Judge’s Luncheon. The election of Officers and Directors shall be a plurality vote.