Minnesota Chapter

Message from the President

Welcome everyone to an exciting new year of the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association!

Continuity and Change

The 2019-2020 installment of our organization promises to continue the nationally recognized professionalism, excellence, collegiality and programs of Minnesota’s federal bench and bar. Carrying on the rich history of the FBA-MN Chapter recognizes that we stand on the shoulders of those who came before us and celebrates the many ways members have shaped this Chapter into the organization it is today. I invite you to visit our website at http://www.fedbar.


Application/Recommendation Form for Officer and Committee Leadership Positions

The Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association seeks outstanding, service-minded individuals who reflect the breadth and diversity of the Chapter’s membership to fill officer and committee leadership positions for the 2019-20 year (Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2020).

Minnesota Chapter: Strategic Plan for Diversity & Inclusion

Season Pass for Monthly Luncheon Series 2019-2020

The Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association cordially invites you to become a Season Pass holder for the 2019-2020 monthly luncheons at the Minneapolis Club. The Season Pass is available to FBA members only and guarantees your seat at a reduced rate.

CLE Codes for Monthly Lunches and Events (2017-18)

August - September 2017

CLE Codes for Monthly Lunches and Events (2016-17)

September 2016 - June 2017

District Court of Minnesota Website

The official court Web site for the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota provides helpful information for the federal practitioner, including the full text of the Local Rules, ECF information, courtroom technology and general contact information, among other features.

Judges’ Practice Pointers and Preferences

The Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, with the generous assistance of the district's judges, has compiled a set of "Practice Pointers and Preferences" for federal court practitioners. Judges participating in this project have submitted a list of practice pointers and preferences regarding, for instance, motion practice, written submissions to chambers, scheduling hearings, trial practice, and the like. This information is not intended to constitute a new "local rule" or "standing order" for each judge, but merely a helpful resource for members of the bar. You may access the judges' Practice Pointers and Preferences directly from the U.S. District Court website at the following link: http://www.mnd.uscourts.gov/practice-pointers-new.shtml.

Minnesota Chapter Bylaws

As amended May 25, 2016

Minnesota Chapter Communications Policy

Minnesota Chapter Boundaries


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