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 | Jan 22


1.0 CLE | General

Fri | Jan 31


1.0 CLE | General

Thu | Feb 06


Probate and Estate Planning
Brown Bag Lunch
Editor's Introduction
Jan 09, 2020
By Robert Rosborough

Welcome to MCBA's News, Notes & Events! As described in my introduction last month, full issues of the Marin Lawyer will now be published only quarterly, always in our digital magazine format.

President's Message
Jan 08, 2020
By Susan Feder

Welcome to a new year with MCBA! As your new president, I heartily encourage you to get to know your fellow members, and to reach out to the MCBA Board and other leaders with your ideas and suggestions. We are your bar association, and one of our goals for 2020 is to support you in the best way possible.

Editor's Introduction
Dec 06, 2019
By Robert Rosborough

“Change is the law of life.” - John F. Kennedy Happy Holidays! It’s hard to believe another MCBA holiday party has come and gone. Time sometimes passes swiftly and before you know it, your kids are far older than you ever imagined, you barely recognize that person in the mirror and the Legislature has completely rewritten the statute you’ve spent the last ten years interpreting. Is each of those changes good? Bad? Does it have to be one or the other?

President's Message
Dec 05, 2019
By Charles Dresow

Thank you to the members of the Marin County Bar Association for allowing me the privilege of serving as your President. Susan Feder will take over the ceremonial gavel and will have a great year. Our Association continues to grow and thrive, with new members from diverse backgrounds bringing vibrancy to the organization. No doubt, there will be challenges in the future much as there have been in the past and I am confident we are well-positioned to face them.

Dec 04, 2019
By Edmond McGill

Forrest Tucker, unlike so many of us in this beautiful county, was not happy to be here. He didn’t like his small cell at San Quentin Prison so he and two other convicts made a plan to relocate.

Dec 04, 2019
By Carrie Ann Colton, Esq.

We are no longer dog or cat owners: we are dog or cat parents! Long gone are the days of doghouses in the distant backyard. Our pets live inside with us, in extravagant surroundings, lavished with toys, ensembles for all seasons, and their own Christmas stockings hanging on the mantle. They have salon days, grocery shop with us, attend soccer games, and are now an integral part of our family. It should be no surprise that they now have trusts too.


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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