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 | Oct 23



Thu | Nov 07


Probate and Estate Planning
Brown Bag Lunch

Tue | Nov 12


Labor and Employment Law
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | General

Thu | Nov 14


Editor's Introduction
Oct 04, 2019
By Robert Rosborough

Learn about the legal and personal history of Japanese American internment, the role of forgiveness in ADR, and what makes for a good mediator and mediation.

President's Message
Oct 03, 2019
By Charles Dresow

Our Constitution is an aspirational document, seeking to protect ideals of our human rights and liberties. As the political dialogue of our country devolves into name calling and disorder, our Constitution provides not only guidance but something more important: Hope.

Oct 02, 2019
By Eileen Barker & Barbara Monty

Any discussion of forgiveness must start with at least a brief summary of what we are talking about when using the term “forgiveness.”

Oct 02, 2019
By Gordon D. McAuley, Esq.

Robert Fulghum’s poem, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” reminds us of the guidelines for living a good life in our global schoolhouse filled with other classmates. Arguments sometimes result from forgetting these guidelines.

Oct 02, 2019
By Stan Yogi

In 2017, Stan Yogi, a former staff member of the ACLU of Northern California, wrote the article that follows, which we reprint in a slightly shorter version in anticipation of MCBA’s annual MCLE Fair on November 14th. Dale Minami, one of Fred Korematsu’s lawyers who successfully overturned Korematsu’s WWII conviction decades later, is the keynote speaker at the Fair’s lunch.

Director Profile
Oct 01, 2019
By The Marin Lawyer

The Marin Lawyer recently sat down with MCBA Director Kelley Reid, Partner in the San Rafael office of Borton Petrini, LLP.


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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