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
jgrove@g3mh.com

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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Diversity
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | Bias
Apr 28, 2017
By Richard Halsted, Marin Independent Journal

Seventy (70) MCBA and community members attended a panel discussion on sex and labor trafficking in Marin County. Marin District Attorney Ed Berberian said, "We’re not immune from it in Marin; it’s here ... since 2014, we’ve had 17 individuals who have been charged with human trafficking violations.” Read more from coverage by the Marin IJ.

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 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 ...

SAVE THE DATE: Sep 23
Mar 30, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong

The Marin County Bar Association is honored to announce that Judge Michael B. Dufficy (ret.) has been selected for its Lifetime Achievement Award. A gala to honor Judge Dufficy’s commitment and service to Marin County and its Bar, which has spanned over 52 years, will be held on September 23.

Mar 29, 2017
By Lawrence A. Strick

In just the four months since its inception, the Lawyers in the Library program (“LIL”) has served 119 members of the Marin community. MCBA Board Member Tim Nardell shares his experience volunteering.

NONPROFIT SPOTLIGHT
Mar 29, 2017
By Lawrence A. Strick

Tune into Channels 26, 27 or 30 on Comcast Cable or Channel 99 on AT&T and you will quite likely find something you didn't expect: local television. Each year CMCM schedules more than 20,000 hours of programming across three distinct cable channels.