The Federal Bar Council Is An Organization Of Lawyers Who Practice In Federal Courts Within The Second Circuit. It Is Dedicated To Promoting Excellence In Federal Practice And Fellowship Among Federal Practitioners; Encouraging Respectful, Cordial Relations Between The Bench And The Bar; And To Promoting The Rule Of Law.


From the President

The Federal Bar Council, consistent with its mission, advocates for and on behalf of the federal judiciary, and I am...

Read More

Event & Program Calendar

Click on the links below to view our upcoming events and programs.

Program Committee Meeting

September 9, 2021 at 9:00 AM

Federal Criminal Practice Committee

September 20, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Civil Rights Committee Meeting

October 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Brown Bag lunch With Chief Judge Laura Taylor Swain

October 14, 2021 at 12:30 pm


Not a member yet? Join today and enjoy these exclusive benefits.

Committee Membership And Participation

Unlimited, Free Access To CLE Programming

Early Access And Member-Only Pricing For Events

Essential Professional Development And Networking Opportunities

FBC Publications, Including The Federal Bar Council Quarterly


The Federal Bar Foundation Is The § 501(C)(3) Charitable Foundation Affiliated With The Federal Bar Council. Foundation Funds Support The Operations Of The Council And Various Law-Related Projects Of Particular Interest To Members Of The Judiciary And The Bar.

Inn Of Court

The Federal Bar Council American Inn of Court endeavors to embody the goals of the Federal Bar Council and the American Inns of Court by fostering collegial interaction between the Bench and Bar.