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Chris Locke Joins Marin County Bar Association Board of Directors

November 6, 2019 Announcement

Farella Braun + Martel partner Chris Locke was elected to the Marin County Bar Association’s Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2020.

With over 700 members, the MCBA supports bar association members, serves as a liaison to the Marin County courts, educates the community, and enhances access to legal services.

Locke has more than 30 years of experience counseling and representing clients in all aspects of environmental law, environmental litigation and enforcement defense. He is a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL), a former Director of the Environment Law Institute (ELI), and is recognized by Chambers USA as a leading California lawyer in environmental law. Locke’s clients span a broad range of representation of both public and private interests, including energy, manufacturing, mining, real estate development, scientific research, technology, telecommunications, transportation, and wine businesses.

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