Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California 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. Local counsel is a requirement of pro hac vice admission in the Bankruptcy Courts in the Southern District of California. 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.
The Application, Admission Card, and fee should be mailed to the Court at the address on the Application.
You will need a Pro Hac Vice Application, Order, and Admission Card. Download free sample forms by choosing Forms on this page.
The fee for admission pro hac vice in the Bankruptcy Courts of the Southern District of California is $206.