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 | Mar 28



Tue | Mar 20


Family Law
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | General

Wed | Mar 21


Probate and Estate Planning
Brown Bag Lunch
1.0 CLE | General
February Member Lunch
Mar 14, 2018
By Christian Martinez

Professor Gerald F. Uelmen, Dean Emeritus of Santa Clara Law and member of the 1995 O.J. Simpson “Dream Team,” gave Jonnie Cochran, Jr. perhaps the most famous one-liner uttered in any modern trial: “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.” Since Mr. Simpson’s acquittal, Prof. Uelmen has authored two books, the most recent reflecting on lessons from a “life in the law.”

Editor's Introduction
Mar 06, 2018
By Robert Rosborough

As many of our readers already know, a California appellate court declared the existing system of money bail unconstitutional. Charlie Dresow reports on the recently final bail decision In Re Humphrey and gives us a preliminary sense of what implementing it will look like while noting that legislative action (not to mention funding) is still very much needed . . .

President's Message
Mar 06, 2018
By Thomas S. Brown

Continuing our theme this year of adhering to the Marin County Bar Association’s Mission Statement of encouraging and supporting bar association members, I wanted to remind you all that the MCBA sections provide meaningful and practical continuing legal education on a wide variety of topics to our membership.

The March Scoop
Mar 04, 2018
By Matt White

What's on the Events Calendar for March?. . . Find out about this and more in Matt White's March column.

SF Marin Food Bank
Mar 02, 2018
By Philip Feldman

Calling all Marin law firms and in-house counsel to participate in this year's Food From The Bar Campaign from May 1 to June 1. Be part of the community that has delivered nineteen million meals to those in need to Marin and San Francisco.

Mar 02, 2018
By Mee Mee Wong

Another benefit to reading the Marin Lawyer: a free lunch! Find the gavel and be eligible to attend next month's membership luncheon for free.


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.