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.

Feb 08, 2018
By Barbara Monty and Andrew Wolfe

It would be hard to find a lawyer who does not think that law is a stressful profession, perhaps not surprising in a profession centered on conflict. . . We share a few of the ways that we and several colleagues here in Marin not only cope with stress but seek to improve the practice of law for ourselves, our clients and our colleagues.

Feb 08, 2018
By Nicole Çabalette

Learn more about MCBA Estate Planning and Probate Section Co-Chair Timothy Barteau.

Editor's Introduction
Feb 08, 2018
By Robert Rosborough

As an undergraduate, my school had something called “Feb Club.” The idea was that February was so dark and cold and dull that we needed to have a party every night of the month to keep our spirits up and Feb Club provided that.

The February Scoop
Feb 08, 2018
By Matt White

Changes are coming to the District Attorney’s office. . . Find out about this and more in Matt White's February column.

President's Message
Feb 08, 2018
By Thomas S. Brown

I begin this month’s message with an expression of sincere thanks to all who contributed to the annual Installation Dinner & Gala Event held on January 20, 2018 at the Marin Country Club. . . a special thank you to all who contributed at the Gala to MCBA’s scholarship fund, which provides much needed financial support to several deserving law students with ties to Marin County each year.

Nonprofit Profile
Feb 08, 2018
By Nicole Çabalette

An African-American renter found a new home in Marin and moved in. Her landlord told her that her neighbors would be upset that she had rented to an African-American. . .This tenant’s story of racial discrimination is devastating and is even more disturbing because it happened within the last year.


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.