An Official Publication of
The Marin County Bar Association
Editor: Robert Rosborough
Marin Bar Association
Wed | Apr 28 | 12-1P
General | April General Program
Legal Issues in Marin Cities and Towns
Join us in hearing from a panel of Marin leaders discuss the legal issues each are confronting in their city/towns and how they are resolving them. There will be a Q&A.
Moderating the program will be Leila Mongan, Town Council Member of Corte Madera. Joining the panel are:
Melissa Blaustein, City Council Member of Sausalito
Elizabeth Brekhus, Town Council Member of Ross, Former Mayor of Ross and 2014 MCBA Past President; Kate Colin, Mayor of San Rafael and
Pat Eklund, Mayor of Novato
1.0 CLE | General
Location: Hosted Webinar
Members: $20
Non-Members: $40
President's Message
Let's Keep Giving Back as We Go Back to "Normal"
By J. Timothy Nardell
Spring has sprung, and it is starting to feel like a real, live re-opening is afoot. More of us are emerging from our shelters and returning to social life, partially or fully vaccinated, perhaps feeling a bit blinded and rubbing our eyes in the light at the end of the tunnel, after a solid year spent in the half light of shelter-in-place.  More >
Legal Aid of Marin and MCBA Honor Pro Bono Volunteers
By Mary Sackett
Every year, Legal Aid of Marin and MCBA honor the many volunteers who provide pro bono services “to create a more just and equitable Marin Community.” This year’s event started with a wonderful video montage of volunteers and Legal Aid staff over the years. Legal Aid of Marin Board President Jessica Karner served as the master of ceremonies for the evening and reminded us that this year’s ceremony covers two years, since last year’s was a casualty of the brand-new shelter-in-place orders.  More >
MCBA Member Listserv for Practice Areas
MCBA Members can join the listservs by clicking HERE. Signing up with your name and email address adds you to the MCBA-wide listserv. You can then check the boxes to be added to listservs for your specific practice areas. Because the listservs are opt-in, MCBA must approve each signup before you can send or receive emails.

Once you have been approved, use the following email addresses to email the listservs for your practice area(s):

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Tue | Apr 13 | 12-1P
Labor and Employment Law | Labor & Employment Law Section Meeting
Remote Control: Managing Remote Depositions in Employment Cases
Cara F. Barrick | Ogletree Deakins
Jeannette A. Vaccaro | The Law Office of Jeannette A. Vaccaro
1.0 CLE | General
Tue | Apr 20 | 12-1P
Family Law | Family Law Section Meeting
Don't Leave the QDROs for Last: A discussion on how to use QDROs early and to your client's advantage
Elizabeth A. Strasen | Law Office of Elizabeth Strasen
Jessica Strasen | Law Office of Elizabeth Strasen
Matthew Briggs | Law Offices of Matthew Briggs
1.0 CLE | General
Wed | Apr 21 | 12-1P
Probate and Estate Planning | Probate & Estate Planning and Probate Litigation Sections Meeting
Red Flags of Undue Influence
Dr. Nancy Hoffman, PsyD | Geriatric Neuropsychologist
1.0 CLE | General
Tue | Apr 27 | 12-1P
Business Law | Business Law, Litigation and Real Property Sections Meeting
Navigating the Lion’s Den of ADA Access, Claims and Litigation
Celia McGuinness | Derby, McGuinness & Goldsmith, LLP
1.0 CLE | General
Wed | Apr 28 | 12-1P
General | April General Program
Legal Issues in Marin Cities and Towns
Leila Mongan | Town Council Member, Corte Madera
Melissa Blaustein | Sausalito City Council Member
Kate Colin | Mayor of San Rafael
Pat Eklund | Mayor of Novato
Elizabeth Brekhus | Ross Town Council Member, Former Mayor of Ross
1.0 CLE | General
Fri | Oct 08 | 6-9P
General | RESCHEDULED TO Fall 2021: MCBA Lifetime Achievement Dinner
Honoring Gary T. Ragghianti
Plated Dinner
New Members
Andrew Gibson
Allianz Technology
415 899 2713
Attorney Membership

Conor Granahan
Granahan Law, P.C.
415 830 3325
Attorney Membership

Peter Pelavin
Peter N. Pelavin, Attorney at Law
415 986 5910
Attorney Membership

Jessica Watson
Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger and Melnick LLP
415 957 1800
Attorney Membership

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