An Official Publication of
The Marin County Bar Association
January News, Notes & Events
Marin Bar Association
Events
Wed | Jan 22 | 11:30A-1:30P
General | MCBA Member Luncheon
An Update from Congressman Jared Huffman
Join us for a Member Luncheon with guest speaker Congressman Jared Huffman.

11:30 AM - Networking and Registration
12:00 PM - Program Begins

Handouts to the program can be obtained at these links
https://marinbar.org/docs/mcle/mcba-environmental-bill-huffman-146-6267.pdf
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/climate/trump-environment-rollbacks.html
https://huffman.house.gov/policy-issues/environment-and-climate-change
https://huffman.house.gov/media-center
https://huffman.house.gov/media-center#news
Plated Lunch included with Registration
1.0 CLE | General
Location: McInnis Club Restaurant
Members: $45
Non-Members: $55
Sat | Feb 08 | 6-10P
General | 2020 Gala and Installation Dinner
MCBA WILL HONOR OUR 2020 SLATE OF OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Online registration has closed. Please call MCBA to be added to the wait list in the event of a cancellation.

Oath of Office Administered by (Ret.) Judge Lynn Duryee, Marin County Superior Court | 1991 MCBA President
Cocktail Reception 6 - 7 pm
Dinner and Program 7 - 9:30 pm

We will recognize the recipients of the 2019 MCBA Legal Scholarship while raising money for the 2020 MCBA Legal Scholarship Fund. DONATE
Dinner
1.0 CLE | General
Location: Stone Tree Golf Club
Members: $135
Non-Members: $135
News
Editor's Introduction
What Happened to My Marin Lawyer?
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.  More >
President's Message
Connection. Community. Camaraderie.
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.  More >
Notices
MCBA Launches Its Member Profiles Series
Learn about our members and why they joined MCBA.

Ann Munene joined MCBA as a law student. Today, she is a new Board Director for 2020. Member Rick Warner recently caught up with Ann to learn some of her reasons for joining the local Bar.
WATCH NOW >
2020 MEMBERSHIP OPEN FOR NEW AND RENEWING MEMBERS
Enrollment for 2020 Marin County Bar Association membership is now open to attorneys and professionals. MCBA relies on your involvement and membership dues to continue its work. Members like you who make time to meet with their colleagues at MCBA events realize the value they derive from local connections. Please note: Print Directory deadline is January 31, 2020.

Don't let your MCBA membership and benefits lapse. Enroll in Auto Renewal and Store Your Credit Card Information to simplify your membership renewals, event and program registrations.

Here's how to set up Auto Renewal:
1) Log onto your membership portal (MCBA member profile)
2) Under "My Account" Click on Auto Renewal Preferences
3) Click on "yes" Enroll me in Auto Renewal
4) Select credit card or bill me
5) Enter required information then SAVE

If you have problems accessing your account, please contact Denise Belli, at dbelli@marinbar.org or call (415) 499-1314.
Membership >
UNIFORM LOCAL RULES OF THE MARIN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
In accordance with the provisions of Rule 10.613 of the California Rules of Court, the Superior Court Judges have revised and updated specific sections of the Uniform Local Rules of the Marin County Superior Court.

With the acceptance of the Judicial Council of California, the following Local Rules of Court and Appendices have been adopted effective January 1, 2020:
Civil: 1.16
Juvenile: 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8
Family: 6.2, 6.3, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7 6.8, 6.12. 6.13, 6.14, 6.17, 6.18, 6.19, 6.22, 6.24, 6.25, 6.27, 6.29, 6.30
Miscellaneous: 8.18
Access to the Uniform Local Rules of Court is available, at no charge, through the Court’s website at:
www.marincourt.org >
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Calendar
Tue | Jan 14 | 12-1P
Labor and Employment Law | Business Law & Employment/Labor Law Sections Meeting
AB-5: The Gig Economy--Is It Over In California?
Robert A. Blum | Deputy General Counsel-Benefits, Permanente Medicine
Jennifer L. Yazdi | Associate, Hanson Bridgett
1.0 CLE | General
Wed | Jan 15 | 12-1P
Probate and Estate Planning | Section Meeting
Mediator Techniques for Probate Attorneys
Steven Rosenberg | Mediator and Mediation Trainer
1.0 CLE | General
Wed | Jan 22 | 11:30A-1:30P
General | MCBA Member Luncheon
An Update from Congressman Jared Huffman
Congressman Jared Huffman
Plated Lunch included with Registration
1.0 CLE | General
Thu | Feb 06 | 12-1:30P
Probate and Estate Planning | Mentor Meeting
Probate and Estate Planning: Mentor Meeting
Sat | Feb 08 | 6-10P
General | 2020 Gala and Installation Dinner
MCBA WILL HONOR OUR 2020 SLATE OF OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dinner
New Members
Maneesha Birdee
maneeshabirdee@gmail.com
925 918 1533
Affiliate Student

Megan Brodkey
Thompson, Welch, Soroko & Gilbert LLP
mbrodkey@twsglaw.com
415 448 5000
Attorney Membership

Suzanne Farley
Thompson, Welch, Soroko & Gilbert LLP
sfarley@twsglaw.com
415 448 5000
Attorney Membership

Lynn Taylor
Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service
ltaylor@jamsadr.com
415 860 0405
Attorney Membership

Bronwyn Welvaert
bawelvaert@gmail.com
510 242 5458
Attorney Membership

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