Section Diversity


The Diversity Section promotes the values of diversity and inclusion throughout the Marin County legal community. It also promotes the interests of residents of color and other underrepresented groups in the county. The section provides Continuing Legal Education (CLE) on the elimination of bias in the legal system.

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Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated July 1, 2019
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Resources Navigating Your Practice During COVID-19
Apr 01, 2020
By MCBA

MCBA is working to deliver information and essential resources to our membership to navigate their practices during COVID-19 crisis. Our neighboring Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) shared a program to assist small and solo practices.

ALERT from Marin Courts
Mar 16, 2020
By MCBA

As of April 1, 2020. Presiding Judge Andrew Sweet signed a new administrative order closing Marin Superior Courts for non-essential matters till June 1. Link to court order

Dec 01, 2019
By The Marin Lawyer

MCBA thanks the 2019 section chairpersons and highlights some of the CLE programs.

Jun 03, 2019
By David Nahmias

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 bans employment discrimination “because of sex.” Courts’ interpretation of this language has evolved to prohibit discrimination in hiring and promotion, sexual harassment, employment decisions motivated by sex stereotypes, and same-sex harassment.

Apr 30, 2019
By Cynthia McGuinn and Daniel B. Pleasant

What do Aeschylus’ Oresteia, Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, and Arthur Miller’s The Crucible have in common? Each playwright used dramatic forms to explore questions of justice, setting the action of each play in a courtroom setting where that theme can be explored.

EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION
Apr 04, 2019
By Robert Rosborough

As a mediator, it’s not surprising that I am often encouraging folks to explore alternatives to litigation. Of course, any mediator knows that there are situations where mediation is not going to work (even aside from the situation I often face, which is getting families to the table who are not in litigation.)