For the Public

The Federal Bar Association's For the Public Section includes information that addresses the legal needs and question for the general public.


President’s Message: Civics and Service to Others

It is with great excitement, and a humble heart, that I accept the significant responsibility to serve as national president of the FBA for 2016 to 2017. I thank all of the 18,000-plus members of the FBA—and all of our chapters, sections, and divisions throughout the country—for this incredible honor.

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About U.S. Federal Courts

Our Founding Fathers understood the need for an independent Judiciary, which was created under Article III of the United States Constitution. The Judicial Branch is one of one of the three separate and distinct branches of the federal government. The other two are the legislative and executive branches.

Frequently Asked Questions

These answers of frequently asked questions are provided for your reference but should not take the place of professional legal advice. Topics include selecting a lawyer; legal fees; law and the courts; law and the consumer; and bankruptcy.

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