What We Do

Legal Aid of Marin’s mission is to create an equitable Marin by empowering the community through legal representation, advocacy and education.

Our Vision: An inclusive Marin with equal justice and opportunity for all.


“Funding for this program, at least in part, is made available by the Older Americans Act, administered locally by the Marin Department of Health and Human Services, Aging and Adult Services.”


Our Board of Directors adopted Legal Aid of Marin’s current Strategic Plan February 2021. Click here to view our plan.


Our practice areas include:

Empowering Our Elders

Elder Law

We educate and advise older adults (60+years old) on:

  • Basic trust and estate issues
  • Advanced health care directives
  • Elder financial abuse, which includes prevention of investment and financial fraud
  • Older adults may also receive extra assistance to assert or defend their rights in Small Claims court through the Marin Pro Bono Network
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Resolving Cases

Marin Community Court

The Marin Community Court helps people with few resources to confront the justice system with confidence. It is an alternative sentencing collaborative program with Legal Aid of Marin, the Marin Superior Court and St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County.


MCC meets 2:30 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Next session: Tuesday, December 14, 2021


St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County’s Free Dining Hall, 820 B Street, San Rafael.


You may be eligible for the MCC if you have current or outstanding lifestyle infractions (camping/sleeping in parks, jaywalking, open container, etc.)


Misdemeanors, DUI or criminal matters are currently NOT ELIGIBLE for the Marin Community Court.


Send MCC an Email
Or call (415) 492-0230, Ext. 104

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