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The purpose of this section is to promote the objects of the Alabama State Bar within the field of federal court practice. The section serves as the Alabama State Bar’s liaison to the federal courts, the standing committee of the Federal Judicial Conference, the Federal Bar Association chapters throughout Alabama, and those members of the Alabama State Bar interested in federal court practice. The section will foster communications between lawyers and judges on matters pertaining to federal practice, review and offer comment on proposed changes to federal rules, including local federal rules; and offer educational programs and publications designed to improve the federal court practice experience of Alabama State Bar members.

"Casemaker" is a link to the Casemaker online legal research library and information on how to use this valuable free member service, which provides access to state and federal materials including the Alabama Code, opinions of the Alabama Supreme Court and Courts of Civil and Criminal Appeals, the Alabama Rules of Court, the Alabama Administrative Code and regulations, the U.S. Code, U.S. Supreme Court opinions, selected opinions of the federal circuit and district courts, the federal court rules, the Code of Federal Regulation and similar materials from all 50 states.

"Governance" contains the section's governing documents including the purpose statement and bylaws when available.

"Leadership" contains information from the section's leadership including the section officers, section council, committee chairs, and meeting minutes when available.

"Join the Section" contains an online application form for joining this section.

Council Meeting Dates

Discussion Forums


"Newsletters" contains the section's newsletters, which may be password-protected as determined by the section leadership.

Related Links

Federal Practice Seminar _Agenda_11-29-10 PDF

Federal Practice Seminar Application _Federal Practice Section_11-29-10 PDF

Federal Court Practice Welcome Memo-David Byrne Oct 13,2010 PDF

For further information, contact Sections at (334) 269-1515 or Mary Frances Garner.