Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana 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:
The Bankruptcy Courts for the Western District of Louisiana have adopted the local rules of the District Court for pro hac vice admission. The local rules require pro hac vice applicants to retain local counsel as a condition of pro hac vice admission. Local counsel can also 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.
The Motion, Certificate of Good Standing, and Proposed Order should be filed by local counsel into the case in which admission is sought. Thereafter, the fee is payable on pay.gov.
Admission requires a Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice and Proposed Order. You will also need a Certificate of Good Standing from the jurisdiction in which the pro hac vice applicant is licensed. Download free sample forms by choosing the Forms tab on this page.
The fee for admission pro hac vice in the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana is $105, payable on pay.gov.