Message from the President
It is an honor to address the membership of the Federal Bar Association Middle District of Pa Chapter as your president. I am very excited for our upcoming year! I want to acknowledge and thank our Past President, Sean Roman - he made inroads into growing the Chapter, and I plan on picking up where he left off and continuing to push for increases in our membership. More...
Recently, the Middle District of Pennsylvania celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its Pro Bono Mediation Program at the Bushkill Inn & Conference Center. In cooperation with the Middle District Federal Bar Association, the court sponsored six hours of expert-level mediation training, and honored the certified mediators who have donated their time and talent in over 3,000 pro bono mediation assignments since the program’s inception in April, 1994.
The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
We are seeking volunteers to speak with high school classes about the Gideon case and what the "right to counsel" means in our court systems.