The 2013 Federal Bar Association (FBA) Annual Meeting and Convention will take place at the Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 26-28.
For more than ninety years, the FBA has offered outstanding services to its thousands of members, particularly to judges, attorneys and other professionals in Puerto Rico. In this regard, we are proud to know that one of our own, Hon. Gustavo A. Gelpí, Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, will have the honor of becoming president of the FBA.
Ingrid I. Rivera Rocafort
Puerto Rico Tourism Company
An Interview with Leaders of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the FBA:
Hon. Gustavo A. Gelpí • Incoming FBA President
Andrés López • Chapter President-Elect
Manuel Pietrantoni • Immediate Past Chapter President
Carlos Valldejuly • 2013 Convention Committee Member
In The Federal Lawyer
Read about Federal Courts in Puerto Rico
By Ira Cohen
In Sidebar, Spring 2013
Published by the Federal Litigation Section
of the Federal Bar Association
The Federal Bar Association (FBA), founded in 1920, is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. Our members run the gamut of federal practice: attorneys practicing in small to large legal firms, attorneys in corporations and federal agencies, and members of the judiciary. The FBA is the catalyst for communication between the bar and the bench, as well as the private and public sectors.
The opportunity to make a change and improve the federal legal system through grassroots work in over 80 FBA chapters and a strong national advocacy.
Connect with a vast network of federal practitioners extending across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
Governance positions within the association help shape the FBA’s future and make an impact on the growth of the federal legal community.
Explore best practices and new ideas at the many Continuing Legal Education programs offered throughout the year—at both the national and chapter levels.