Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Alaska must associate with local counsel. We provide required forms and answers to common questions about admission, always at no charge.
The rules for pro hac vice admission in the state, federal, and bankruptcy courts differ. For more information about the federal or bankruptcy district in which you need admission, use the following links:
Yes. The Bankruptcy Court for the District of Alaska has adopted the rules of the District Court. The rules of the District of Alaska require pro hac vice counsel to associate with local counsel in most circumstances. Local counsel can provide valuable insight into matters of local practice that can assist you in representing your client. Choose from available local counsel by choosing Local Counsel on this page.
Use the Attorney Registration Form to register for online filing in the District of Alaska- Bankruptcy. File the Motion and Application and Declaration as one document on the CM/ECF system. The Motion and Application and Declaration may also be filed on paper. If filed electronically, it will not be ruled upon until the court receives payment.
The Bankruptcy Court for the District of Alaska has adopted the rules of the District Court. You will need an Attorney Registration Form for Electronic Filing, Motion and Application of Non-Eligible Attorney for Permission to Appear and Participate in the United States District for the District of Alaska, and the Declaration of Non-Eligible Attorney. Download free sample forms by choosing Forms on this page.
The fee for admission is $150 for each case in which the attorney is permitted to act as counsel.