Dedicated to improving the quality of legal practice in the United States District Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado.
The Faculty of Federal Advocates (FFA) is an organization of attorneys dedicated to improving the quality of legal practice in the federal courts in Colorado by enhancing advocacy skills, professionalism, and the integrity of practice.
The FFA provides continuing legal education classes, mentoring and pro bono opportunities, and other support services to foster and demonstrate commitment to the highest standards of advocacy and professional and ethical conduct. The FFA promotes support, mentorship, education, and camaraderie for federal court practitioners.
The FFA’s continuing legal education programs provide opportunities for practitioners to learn from members of the judiciary through relaying information critical to effective practice in our federal courts. They also include unique and engaging training programs designed to improve trial practice and general litigation skills, as well as promote attorneys’ overall personal development.
The FFA also manages the funds of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado’s Pro Bono Panel Program, which includes reimbursement of eligible costs for pro bono matter representation, and funding of specialized pro bono training for interested practitioners – promoting pro bono service while ensuring that participants have the necessary support and training to make valuable contributions.
Whether you are new to or experienced with federal court practice, we invite you to learn more about the benefits of membership in the Faculty of Federal Advocates.