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.

Dec 05, 2018
By Robert Rosborough

The statistics are grim. Lawyers are not a happy bunch. I believe that Marin Lawyers are a happier bunch than most but we are not immune to the pressures of the profession, not to mention of life in general. Everyone faces challenges and everyone deals with them in different ways. Some of those ways are more constructive than others and different ways appeal to, and work for, different people.

President's Message
Dec 04, 2018
By Thomas S. Brown

My goal as incoming President last January was to further the mission of the MCBA, which is 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. Reflecting on the last twelve months, I see a lot that we have done to achieve that goal and I hope you’ll agree that 2018 did indeed further our mission.

Dec 03, 2018
By Judge Chernus and Judge Lichtblau

Our Marin bench is now fully staffed with twelve judges. Yet we’re a bit light on kidneys and proud of it. This issue of the Judge’s Corner is not intended to address body parts on the bench, but to talk about kidney donation.

Update from a Political Junkie
Dec 03, 2018
By Greg Brockbank

A look at the results of the November election, from all the local races up to control of Congress, by a Marin political insider. Note: The views expressed in this article are opinions of the author and are not intended to reflect those of MCBA nor is the column an endorsement of any candidate.

Dec 02, 2018

Devastating wildfires covering more than 400 square miles in northern and southern California over the past few weeks have left scores of people dead, hundreds missing and thousands displaced. To help provide practical assistance for those affected, law firm Morrison & Foerster has compiled a resource guide around those topics. The Fall 2018 California Wildfires Helping Handbook: A Resource for Individuals, Families, and Small Businesses is available free here.

Dec 01, 2018
By Marin Lawyer

This month, we are excited to bring you this special edition of the Marin Lawyer on the online magazine platform Issuu. Please let us know what you think about the format. We plan to roll this out as a quarterly publication and would love your feedback.


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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