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.

Calendar

Wed | May 23

11:45A-1:30P

General
1.0 CLE | Bias

Wed | Jun 27

11:45A-1:30P

General
1.0 CLE | General

Wed | Jul 25

11:45A-1:30P

General
1.0 CLE | General

Wed | May 02

12-1:30P

Diversity
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | Bias
News
April 18 Probate and Estate Planning Section Meeti
Apr 18, 2018
By Justin Miller, J.D., LL.M., TEP, AEP®, CFP®| National Wealth Strategist

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Editor's Introduction
Apr 02, 2018
By Robert Rosborough

While I hope that your cases don’t go from mediation to cross-examination, our articles this month do. Many thanks to Susan Feder, our guest editor this month, who as a mediator herself has brought us a couple of great articles on mediation.

President's Message
Apr 01, 2018
By Thomas S. Brown

Opportunities--and the need--for pro bono service abound in Marin. Donating your time and expertise brings benefits to the community--and yourself.

Mar 31, 2018
By Mark LeHocky

Civility is more critical to the mediation process than to any other form of dispute resolution. The reasons are several: First, unlike trial and arbitration, success in mediation depends entirely upon adversaries agreeing.

Mar 30, 2018
By Ann Buscho, PhD

Family law practitioners and collaborative team members often are called upon to support divorcing couples as they work through their conflict. I believe that one of the keys to providing this support is helping people appreciate the power of understanding and empathy as alternatives to the power of coercion.

Mar 29, 2018
By John M. Feder

Picture this scenario: You are well into your trial and are about to take on your opponent’s highly-paid and self-important expert witness. You are excited to expose the fallacies in his or her opinion, and can’t wait to show the jury how much you know. Pause…wait…and think before you dive in. And heed this baker’s dozen commandments from someone who has been there before!


Membership

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.

Sections

MCBA offers Sections in 12 legal practice areas. Each Section provides continuing legal education (CLE) and offers networking opportunities tailored to its members.

Community

MCBA provides resource listings for community services including low cost legal services, attorney referral services, partnerships with community legal organizations, and mediation services.

Directory

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