Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri 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 for the Western District of Missouri. Local counsel can also provide valuable insights into matters of local practice which can impact your representation of your client. Find available local counsel by choosing Local Counsel on this page.
Local counsel should file the Petition for Admission and pay the fee electronically through the district’s website. Pro hac vice counsel should also register for electronic filing privileges.
You will need a Petition for Admission Pro Hac Vice and an electronic filing registration form. Download free sample forms by choosing Forms on this page.
Yes. The fee for pro hac vice admission in the Bankruptcy Courts for the Western District of Missouri is $100.