Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida 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 condition of pro hac vice admission in the Bankruptcy Courts in the Southern District of Florida. Local counsel can provide valuable insights into local practice which can assist you in representing your client. Choose from available local counsel by choosing the Local Counsel tab on this page.
Local counsel should file the Motion to Appear and proposed Order in the main bankruptcy case in which admission is sought. If the applicant only seeks admission to practice for an adversary case, only file the Motion in the adversary.
You will need a Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice and Order Admitting Attorney Pro Hac Vice. Download free sample forms by choosing the Forms tab on this page.
No fee is specified for pro hac vice practice in the Bankruptcy Courts of the Southern District of Florida.