An Official Publication of
The Marin County Bar Association
Editor: Robert Rosborough
Marin Bar Association
Events
Wed | Oct 28 | 12-1P
General | Annual Marin Superior Court Luncheon
An Update from Marin Superior Court Presiding Judge Andrew Sweet and Asst. Presiding Judge James Chou
Due to COVID19 restrictions, our annual Marin Superior Court Luncheon will be virtual with Presiding Judge Andrew Sweet and Assistant Presiding Judge James Chou providing an update on the court departments and a status on court procedures.
Please email questions to the court to mwong@marinbar.org by October 10. Not all questions submitted may be answered.
1.0 CLE | General
Location: Hosted Webinar
Members: $20
Non-Members: $45
News
President's Message
Honoring a Lioness of the Law
By Susan Feder
On September 18, our nation lost a fierce leader for justice and equality: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, fondly known as “Notorious RBG” or just “RBG.” Both as an advocate and a jurist, she was instrumental in furthering the cause of gender equality in our country.  More >
WEBINAR RECAP
Probate Court Update
By Paul Gruwell
MCBA’s probate and estate planning section hosted an extra meeting in September in order to learn the latest news from the probate court about operations during the pandemic. Section Co-Chair Timothy Barteau moderated an insightful question and answer session with Marin Superior Court’s Probate Judge, the Honorable Kelly V. Simmons, and the court’s Probate Examiner, Trudy Verzosa. The meeting featured questions on topics ranging from current court procedures to best practices for remote hearings to what to expect in coming months.  More >
Notices
2020 Bay Area MCLE Conference

The Marin County Bar Association is proud to present this year's MCLE Fair November 16-19th.

A four-day virtual conference with a wide array of provocative MCLE programs that fulfill Ethics, Competency, Elimination of Bias, and General MCLE credits. Attend all or just a few of the offerings for one flat fee.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of California
Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley School of Law
Rory Little, Professor UC Hastings School of Law

HOST COMMITTEE:

Marin County Bar Association
Timothy Nardell (Chair), Susan Feder, Ahtossa Fullerton, Karthik Raju, Mee Mee Wong

JOINT ASSOCIATION SPONSORS:

Alameda County Bar Association
The Bar Association of San Francisco
Marin County Women Lawyers
Sonoma County Bar Association
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association

|| REGISTRATION OPENS NEXT WEEK ||

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Calendar
Thu | Oct 01 | 12-1:30P
Probate and Estate Planning | Mentor Meeting
Probate and Estate Planning: Mentor Meeting
Fri | Oct 16 | 12-1P
Litigation | Marin Trial Lawyers Association in Partnership with the MCBA Litigation Section
The Marin Superior Court’s Research Attorneys: A Behind the Scenes Look at Civil Law and Motion
Jamie Alexis Newbold | Judicial Research Attorney, Marin County Superior Court
Allison McNeil | Judicial Research Attorney, Marin County Superior Court
1.0 CLE | General
Tue | Oct 20 | 12-1P
Family Law | Family Law Section Meeting
Judgment Language for the Division of Retirement Benefits
Lorrina Duffy, ESQ. | QDROCounsel Founder
Louise Nixon, ESQ. | QDROCounsel Founder
1.0 CLE | General
Wed | Oct 28 | 12-1P
General | Annual Marin Superior Court Luncheon
An Update from Marin Superior Court Presiding Judge Andrew Sweet and Asst. Presiding Judge James Chou
1.0 CLE | General
Thu | Nov 05 | 12-1:30P
Probate and Estate Planning | Mentor Meeting
Probate and Estate Planning: Mentor Meeting
Thu | Dec 03 | 12-1:30P
Probate and Estate Planning | Mentor Meeting
Probate and Estate Planning: Mentor Meeting
Fri | Jun 04 | 6-9P
General | RESCHEDULED TO 2021: MCBA Lifetime Achievement Dinner
Honoring Gary T. Ragghianti
Plated Dinner
New Members
Christopher Clark
cjclark7@dons.usfca.edu
209 371 7662
Affiliate Student

Paige Gordon
pgordon@ucdavis.edu
209 639 6866
Affiliate Student

James Matthews
matthews@pacbell.net
415 706 1951
Attorney Membership

Matthew Porter
Smith Currie & Hancock LLP
mtporter@smithcurrie.com
415 394 6688
Attorney Membership

Margaret Schmierer
fidres@gmail.com
415 517 0321
Affiliate Non-Attorney Member

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