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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.

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.

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.

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.

Director's Profile
Mar 30, 2017
By Lawrence A. Strick

Meet new MCBA Board Member Anna Pletcher. After ten years as a federal prosecutor, she recently stepped down from her position as Assistant Chief of her office to run for Marin County District Attorney in 2018.

By Beth Arnese
Mar 30, 2017

By Mee Mee Wong
Mar 30, 2017

By Lawrence A. Strick
Mar 29, 2017

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