The NDNY-FCBA was constituted to provide a forum to promote a more effective exchange of ideas between the practicing bar and the federal court as well as to provide educational and social programs for attorneys and court personnel.

Our mission is to foster the highest ethical and professional standards for all attorneys in the NDNY by providing continuing legal education and a liaison between the Federal Bench and Bar, monitoring and proposing changes as needed to the Local and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and performing such other acts as to enhance the standards of federal practice in the District.

Latest News & Events

The Second Circuit’s Call for Service

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is looking for greater NDNY representation on both its Pro Bono and CJA Panels. Attorneys selected for the Pro Bono Panel are assigned to represent pro se appellants with meritorious or complex appeals. The...

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FCBA Announces Winners of Eighth Annual Constitution Contest

On Constitution Day (September 17), the Federal Court Bar Association announced the winners of its Eighth Annual Constitution Contest. Twenty-three high school students from the Northern District entered this year's contest, which offered only one category: video...

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