Section ADR

The ADR Section (Alternative Dispute Resolution) works to further the knowledge of its members by developing and implementing programs and training in alternative dispute resolution, and to offer Continuing Legal Education (CLE). ADR Section members are lawyers and nonlawyers who serve as mediators, arbitrators, and neutral case evaluators. Attorneys and other professionals who advocate for their clients in ADR proceedings are welcome to join the section.

Section Chair

Scott Buell
415 526 6319

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Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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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.

Feb 27, 2018
By Terrance J. Evans

When considering various alternative dispute resolution options, mediation is a popular choice . . . .This article examines applicable California rules in order to shed some light on what distinguishes mediation from other types of settlement negotiations.

Judge's Corner
Feb 17, 2018
By Judge Paul M. Haakenson

Well, here we are, two months into my two-year sentence, I mean term, as Presiding Judge, and no disasters have befallen the court yet. I trust the transition from Judge Simmons to Yours Truly has appeared seamless from the perspective of the bar . . .

Feb 08, 2018
By Barbara Monty and Andrew Wolfe

It would be hard to find a lawyer who does not think that law is a stressful profession, perhaps not surprising in a profession centered on conflict. . . We share a few of the ways that we and several colleagues here in Marin not only cope with stress but seek to improve the practice of law for ourselves, our clients and our colleagues.

Feb 08, 2018
By Nicole Çabalette

Learn more about MCBA Estate Planning and Probate Section Co-Chair Timothy Barteau.