Section Chair Profile
Sep 01, 2019
By Marie Barnes
The Marin Lawyer recently sat down with John Cuerva, the new co-chair for MCBA’s family law section. He plans to continue the section’s tradition of providing informative lectures and helping to foster professional relationships among members.
Aug 03, 2019
By Kira Reginato
When clients come to you because they are struggling with care for an aging parent or other relative, disentangling legal, medical and family issues can be challenging.
Jun 03, 2019
By Jill McInerney
Governor Newsom's proposed budget brings funding for the state’s juvenile dependency courts to within striking distance of full funding after years of underfunding.
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.
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.)
Apr 03, 2019
By Charles Dresow
Income inequality is very much in the news. There is no doubt that income inequality and differences in economic status lead to unequal access to justice. Discussion of unequal access and education on causes and solutions is an important role for our Bar Association.