Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts 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:
Local counsel is not strictly required for pro hac vice admission in the Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Massachusetts. However, local counsel can provide valuable insights into matters of local practice that can assist you in representing your client. Find available local counsel by choosing the Local Counsel tab on this page.
File the Motion electronically into the case in which admission is sought. Immediately pay the fee online to the District Court for D.Mass. Once paid, the District Court will notify the Bankruptcy Court so that an Order may be entered.
You will need a Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice. Download free sample forms under the Forms tab on this page.
The fee for admission to practice pro hac vice in the Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Massachusetts is $100. It is payable online only at https://public.mad.uscourts.gov/proHacVice.html.