A professional organization for private and government lawyers who practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan.
Our goal is to improve the practice of law in our federal courts and foster a positive and collegial relationship among the attorneys and judges who practice law and dispense justice in this district.
The Western District of Michigan Chapter of the FBA is pleased to partner with the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) to present a trial skills program, which will take place in the Grand Rapids Federal Courthouse on June 21, 2023, from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. The event will feature Chief Judge Hala Jarbou, […]
We are pleased to distribute the Spring 2023 issue of Bar & Bench, our chapter’s quarterly newsletter. You can access the Spring 2023 issue HERE. We hope you enjoy it. If you have any questions or feedback, or are interested in submitting an article, please contact our newsletter editor, Charlie Quigg (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We offer continuing legal education opportunities, including the annual Hillman Advocacy Program and periodic lunch programs focused on specific aspects of federal practice. We offer an award winning newsletter, the Bar & Bench, and we act as a liaison between the practicing lawyers and the judges in the district.