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Mission Statement


Fulfilling Commitment to ExCellence Through EducAtion



The Federal Court Clerks Association was established in 1922 to promote the professionalism and integrity of the federal judiciary. The Association is committed to increasing the proficiency of court employees by providing training at annual conferences; supporting the independence of the judiciary; fostering cooperation between courts and the community; and serving as a liaison between the clerks, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, and the Judicial Conference of the United States Courts.




The purposes for which the Association is organized are:

Section 1 To increase the proficiency of clerks, deputy clerks and other members of FCCA in the administration of justice in the federal courts. To further this purpose, the Association will place great emphasis on continuing education programs and will provide annual scholarships to deserving members.

Section 2 To support the independence of the federal judiciary.

Section 3 To foster harmony and cooperation among the courts and between the courts and government agencies involved with the courts' mission.

Section 4 To act as a helpful intermediary between the clerks, the Administrative Office of the U. S. Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, and the Judicial Conference of the United States Courts.

Section 5 To develop affiliations with other organizations in the field of court administration to promote the exchange of ideas and information.

Section 6 To promote the professionalism, integrity, and distinctness of the federal judiciary.

Section 7 To provide a forum for the exchange of practical information relating to judicial administration.