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 | Apr 24


1.0 CLE | General

Wed | May 01


Real Property
Brown Bag Lunch

Thu | May 02


Probate and Estate Planning
Brown Bag Lunch

Tue | May 14


Labor and Employment Law
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | Bias
Apr 04, 2019
By Robert Rosborough

As a mediator, it’s not surprising that I am often encouraging folks to explore alternatives to litigation. Of course, any mediator knows that there are situations where mediation is not going to work (even aside from the situation I often face, which is getting families to the table who are not in litigation.)

President's Message
Apr 03, 2019
By Charles Dresow

Income inequality is very much in the news. There is no doubt that income inequality and differences in economic status lead to unequal access to justice. Discussion of unequal access and education on causes and solutions is an important role for our Bar Association.

Apr 02, 2019
By Howard M. Ullman

I come at arbitration from the perspective of someone who works as outside counsel at a large firm. In that connection, I have recently worked on arbitrations involving (or purporting to involve) a professional association asserting claims on behalf of its members against a health plan and complex international patent claims between two large companies.

Apr 02, 2019
By Dannielle Campbell, Houman Chitsaz and Constance Yu

California’s anti-SLAPP statute can be one of the most powerful tools in any litigator’s tool box. Whether you practice in landlord tenant law, family law, business litigation or general civil litigation, claims that arise out of a defendant’s protected free-speech or right-to-petition activity under the statute expose the claims to an anti-SLAPP special motion to strike.

Nonprofit Profile
Apr 01, 2019
By Barrett Schaefer

Buckelew Programs helps people with mental health, addiction and related behavioral health challenges. Clients are able to lead healthier and more independent lives, strengthening families and our communities in the process.

Book Review
Apr 01, 2019
By Tim Nardell

In those moments of free time after finishing work on that summary judgment motion or prospectus, or after reading those hundreds of pages of case law, commercial contracts, discovery motions, or trust documents, it’s nice to pick up a good book before getting sucked into the maelstrom of the 24-hour news cycle or pulled into the Netflix/cable-TV vortex. Here are a few books that I’ve checked out over the past few months that have helped keep me engaged in the world of ideas.


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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