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2014

New Officers Begin Terms

21 Oct 2014

New officers for the Atlanta Chapter began their terms of office on October 1, 2014. Please visit the "About Us" page of this website for the current list of officers, Executive Committee members, and Advisory Committee members. The Atlanta Chapter also would like to thank Ben Mathis for his service as President during the past year. For those who are interested, the attached document records all past Presidents of the Atlanta Chapter from 1985 through the present.

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2014 Luncheon Honoring the Federal Judiciary

24 Jun 2014

The Atlanta Chapter hosted its annual Luncheon Honoring the Federal Judiciary on June 24, 2014. Over 300 attorneys, judges, and law clerks attended the event at 200 Peachtree. The keynote speaker was The Honorable Alexander M. Sanders, Jr., the former Chief Judge of the South Carolina Court of Appeals and the 19th President of the College of Charleston. Judge Sanders gave an inspiration message about the opportunities presented by changes in the practice of law. With his permission, a copy of Judge Sanders's remarks are available through the link below. The Atlanta Chapter thanks everyone who attended and all of those who made the event possible and such a success.

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2012

Election of Officers to Be held on June 12, 2012

01 Jun 2012

At the Atlanta Chapter's Annual Luncheon in Honor of the Federal Judiciary to be held on June 12, 2012, a vote will be held on the nominees to serve as officers of the Atlanta chapter. The Nominating Committee of the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association has made the following nominations: President: Meryl W. Roper President Elect - Benton J. Mathis Vice President - Eric P. Schroeder Secretary - Phyllis B. Sumner Treasurer - S. Derek Bauer

 

 

2010

Newsletter Award

25 Sep 2010

The Atlanta Chapter received the Meritorious Newsletter Award for 2010 from the Federal Bar Association.

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Presidential Achievement Award

25 Sep 2010

The Atlanta Chapter received the Chapter Activity Presidential Achievement Award for 2010 from the Federal Bar Association in recognition of its activities in the areas of administration, membership outreach, and programming.

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June 2010 Newsletter

11 Jun 2010

Member alert regarding judicial vacancies, magistrate courts; recaps of A Conversation with the Honorable Phyllis A. Kravitch, 2010 Vance Forum on Campaign Finance Reform, 2010 Technology in the Northern District Courtroom with the Honorable Michael J. Reagan, reception honoring new U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates, Civil Litigation from a Magistrate Judges Point of View: panel including the Honorable Alan J. Baverman and E. Clayton Scofield, III, Law Day 2010.

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Senator Saxby Chambliss Response Regarding Judicial Vacancies

12 May 2010

Senator Chambliss responds to the Chapter's request for prompt action on the remaining judicial vacancies in the Northern District of Georgia.

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FBA Atlanta Chapter Presidents 1985 to Present

26 Apr 2010

The attached document lists past Presidents of the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

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Kevin Maxim Letter to Senator Johnny Isakson Regarding Judicial Vacancies

05 Apr 2010

On behalf of the Chapter, Kevin Maxim asks Senator Isakson for prompt action on the remaining judicial vacancies in the Northern District of Georgia.

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Kevin Maxim Letter to Senator Saxby Chambliss Regarding Judicial Vacancies

05 Apr 2010

On behalf of the Chapter, Kevin Maxim asks Senator Chambliss for prompt action on the remaining judicial vacancies in the Northern District of Georgia.

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Letter from Judge Phyllis A. Kravitch

03 Feb 2010

Judge Kravitch thanked the Atlanta Chapter for its gift in recognition of her many years of support for our Chapter.

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2009

November 2009 Newsletter

09 Nov 2009

Introducing New Chapter Website; Northern District Courtroom Program; Judicial Law Clerk Reception and New Officer Swearing-In; Georgia Congressional Delegation Reception with Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson

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May 2009 Newsletter

01 May 2009

Recaps of the Vance Forum on The Fate of the Second Amendment and Gun Control After District of Columbia v. Heller, and Technology in the Northern District Courtroom with the Honorable Mark W. Bennett (N.D. Iowa); What's New at the EEOC, DOL and NLRB in Atlanta; Panel on In-House - Outside Counsel Relationships in Turbulent Economic Times

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January 2009 Newsletter

01 Jan 2009

Vance Forum: The Fate of the Second Amendment and Gun Control After District of Columbia v. Heller; Technology in the Northern District Courtroom with the Honorable Mark W. Bennett (N.D. Iowa); Atlanta Chapter Wins Three National Awards; New Attorney Photo ID Cards

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2008

Amended and Restated By-Laws of the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Inc.

10 Oct 2008

The attached document contains the Amended and Restated By-Laws of the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, effective as of October 10, 2008.

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August 2008 Newsletter

01 Aug 2008

Reception with Georgia Congressional Delegation - U.S. Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson and U.S. Representative Tom Price; Recaps of Technology in the Northern District Courtroom, Vance Forum on Voter ID Laws, Luncheon with Dennis Drasco, Panel on Litigating Intellectual Property Cases in N.D. Ga., Law Day, Luncheon Honoring Federal Judiciary with Attorney General Michael Mukasey

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January 2008 Newsletter

01 Jan 2008

Technology in the Northern District Courtroom with Professor Fredric I. Lederer; Vance Forum: Voter ID Laws - Preventing Fraud or Promoting Disenfranchisement?; Luncheon with the Honorable Griffin B. Bell; Luncheon with the Honorable Reggie B. Walton (D. D.C.)

 

 

2007

October 2007 Newsletter

01 Oct 2007

Recap: Atlanta Chapter Hosted "Best [Federal Bar Association National] Convention Ever"; In-House Counsels' Perspective on Managing Legal Expenses; Upcoming Vote on Two Chapter By-Law Amendments

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August 2007 Insert in The Fulton County Daily Report

31 Aug 2007

Forthcoming Federal Bar Association National Convention Schedule of Events

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January 2007 Newsletter

01 Jan 2007

Luncheon with the Honorable Jack T. Camp; Federal Criminal Practice Seminar; Federal Labor Law Symposium; Luncheon Honoring the Federal Judiciary with the Former FBI Director Louis J. Freeh; Update on Upcoming FBA National Convention

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2006

October 2006 Newsletter

01 Oct 2006

Meet the District Court Clerk's Office; Luncheon with the Honorable C. Christopher Hagy; Luncheon with the Honorable Jack T. Camp; Federal Labor Practitioners Seminar; Breakfast at the Eleventh Circuit Appellate Practice Serminar with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

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April 2006 Newsletter

01 Apr 2006

Luncheon with the Honorable Timothy C. Batten, Sr.; Labor Law Symposium; Luncheon with the Honorable Stanley F. Birch, Jr.; Vance Forum Recap: Kelo v. New London and the Eminent Domain Debate

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2004

May 2004 Newsletter

01 May 2004

Annual Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Joe D. Whitley; Social Security Law Bench-Bar Workshop; First Annual Summer Clerk Tour of the Courthouse

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1987

August 1987 - Atlanta Chapter, Federal Bar Association - 1957 - 1987 The First Thirty Years

01 Aug 1987

This document reflects the history of the Atlanta Chapter during its first thirty years. Robert Gerwig, Editor.

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