The Federal Bar Association (FBA), founded in 1920, is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. Our members run the gamut of federal practice: attorneys practicing in small to large legal firms, attorneys in corporations and federal agencies, and members of the judiciary. The FBA is the catalyst for communication between the bar and the bench, as well as the private and public sectors.
The Federal Bar Association, Puerto Rico Chapter is the third largest in the nation. Since established, the FBA Puerto Rico Chapter has been recognized as one of the best chapters nationwide. This recognition demonstrates our level of commitment with our valuable members providing constant seminars, social events with the members of the Federal Bar including judges, civic and academic activities for general public, and by conveying the concerns of our membership to the judges and the Clerk's office.
Our objectives as association mainly the same as yours as a lawyer. Keep always a high standard of quality within the profession widely supported by the unequivocal commitment to the fulfillment of justice.
Mission and Vision
The mission of the Association is to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary and the public they serve.
The Association will be recognized as the premier bar association serving the federal practitioner and judiciary.
Be part of the FBA
The Federal Bar Association (FBA) is dedicated to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of attorneys involved in federal law. With more than 17,000 members—including 1,200 federal judges—its members run the gamut of federal practice, from small to large firms, corporations and federal agencies. The FBA serves as the catalyst for communication between the bar and the bench, as well as the private and public sectors.
The Federal Bar Association offers an unmatched array of opportunities and services to enhance your connections to the judiciary, the legal profession, and your peers within the legal community. Please see the benefits chart to determine the best membership category for your needs.
P.O. Box 19044
San Juan PR 00919-4044
Links of interest
US Bankruptcy Court for Puerto Rico
US District Court for the District of PR
US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit