Federal Bar Association

The Federal Bar Association (FBA) is the premier bar association serving federal practitioners and the federal judiciary. The FBA includes more than 15,000 federal lawyers, including 1,200 federal judges, who work together to promote the sound administration of justice and integrity, quality and independence of the judiciary. The mission of the FBA is to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary and the public they serve. The Tampa Bay Chapter of the FBA is one of the largest chapters in the Southeast. We are highly active and welcome your participation.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events


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September 3 – Reception in honor of United States Attorney Lee Bentley.

September 17 - “Fifty Years of Justice” with author James M. Denham and panel discussion by key participants in the historic BCCI money laundering case.

October 29 – Annual Civil Seminar, featuring roundtable discussions with the judges of the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division.

November 17 –11th Circuit Oral Argument and Judicial Panel Luncheon.

December 10 – Annual Luncheon, featuring the State of the District presentation by the Chief Judge, reports from the Bankruptcy Court, United States Attorney, and Public Defender, and the presentation of George C. Carr Award recognizing outstanding contributions to the federal bar.