John "Joey" Bowers, Director

John (“Joey”) Bowers, who serves the FBA in his personal capacity, is counsel for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, D.C. He joined the DOJ through the Attorney General’s Honors Program, and prior to serving in his current position, he was a trial attorney for the Civil Division of the DOJ. Before joining the DOJ, Joey had the honor to serve as a law clerk for U.S. District Court Judge Patrick Michael Duffy and U.S. District Court Judge Joseph F. Anderson, Jr., both in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. He is the recipient of the DOJ Civil Division’s John W. Douglas Award for Pro Bono Service and the Washington Council of Lawyers Government Pro Bono Award. He is a member of the Capitol Hill Chapter and is a former Chair of the FBA’s Younger Lawyers Division Board of Directors.