Benefits of Membership

Membership in the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association offers a variety of benefits:

Educational Programs

The FCBA offers educational programs and for-credit CLE seminars, at no cost to current members, which focus on substantive and procedural areas of federal practice.

Practitioner’s Tips

The FCBA’s Federal Practice Committee compiles invaluable and practical guidance to lawyers who practice in District Court in the Northern District of New York.

Annual Events for Members

An annual meeting and dinner of the full FCBA membership, swearing-in ceremonies, symposia and other events foster social interaction among the federal judiciary, Clerk’s office and FCBA members.

Opportunity to Serve

FCBA committees work closely with the federal bench and bar and play an integral role in providing recommendations to the Board of Judges regarding court policies and procedures.

Court History

The FCBA’s Historical Committee actively promotes awareness of the Northern District’s rich history by sponsoring lectures and coordinating the nomination of recipients for the Annual Judge James Duane Award.

Enhanced Web Site

The FCBA’s new-and-improved web site serves as a clearinghouse for useful information to federal practitioners.