Join one of the Chapter’s committees. Local committee membership is free.
Mission: To further the mission of the Chapter and the Federal Bar Association, namely 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. Practice Area and Special Interest Committees (“Committee”) will be comprised of Chapter members. The President shall appoint Committee Chairs, who shall be Chapter members who do not currently sit on the Board of Directors of the Chapter. The President may also appoint to each Committee a Younger Lawyers Division liaison, who shall be Chapter and Younger Lawyers Division members who do not currently sit on the Board of Directors of the Younger Lawyers Division of the Chapter. Committees will provide benefits, programs, and services to its members that promote members’ professional growth. These may include substantive programming, networking events, liaising with corresponding National Federal Bar Association sections, volunteer opportunities, and authoring articles or website material.
Chair: Patricia Krebs
Admiralty Law Meeting & Social on May 17th
Chair: Matthew Chester
Chair: Monique Doucette
Perspectives from the Bench and Bar on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion on May 24th
Chair: Dana Douglas
Chair: Lee Vail
Chair: James Williams
Labor and Employment
Chair: Phillip Antis
Chair: Miriam Crespo
Chair: Omar Mason
Volunteer at Crescent Leadership Academy on May 20th
The national organization has many sections and divisions to join as well. If you are interested in becoming a member of a division or section on the national level, please go to the Sections & Divisions page of the Federal Bar Association website. Interested in a local committee? Email or call the New Orleans Chapter at (504) 589-7990.