In the Media

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For media inquiries, please contact FBA Director of Marketing and Communications, Sarah Perlman at (571)481-9102.


Interview with Hon. Michael J. Newman for The New American Veteran

U.S. Magistrate Judge and President of The Federal Bar Association, Hon. Michael J. Newman, talks about the Federal Bar Association's National Community Outreach Program, Veterans' Courts and veterans becoming attorneys.

Eliances Heroes: Judges Michael Newman

Judge Michael Newman National President Federal Bar Association (FBA) is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show amfm, iHeart radio. Judge Newman oversees more than 18,000 federal lawyers including 1,200 federal judges who work together to promote the sound administration of justice, equality, and independence of the judiciary. The FBA outreach is focused on teaching civics to middle and high school students through a nationwide essay contest and other programs). "Look for open doors and don't be afraid of taking on challenges and working hard." Read more at

WGN Radio Interview with Hon. Michael J. Newman

Hon. Michael J. Newman talked with Steve about the workings of a United States Magistrate Judge, but more importantly how the justice system works and educating the youth through the National Civics Initiative.

4 Ways Your Firm Can Benefit From Community Outreach

Is your firm looking for a way to increase brand recognition, create happier employees, and connect to the bench? Look outside your walls and into the community for opportunities to volunteer, especially activities that tie in to the legal community. Below are four ways that your firm can benefit from these types of activities as well as some examples of how to get involved.

Total Celebrity Show: Neil Haley Interviews Hon. Michael J. Newman on Civics Initiative

Watch: Hon. Gustavo Gelpi Talks International Law

Host Sherry Broder, former Federal Bar Association president, talks with the Hon. Gustavo Gelpi from the District of Puerto Rico about international law relating to islands cases. In addition to being a federal judge, Hon. Gustavo Gelpi has served as the president of the Federal Bar Association.

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