Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma 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 admission to the bankruptcy courts for the Western District of Oklahoma. Local counsel can also provide valuable insights into matters of local practice that can assist you in representing your client. Find available local counsel by choosing Local Counsel on this page.
Local counsel should file electronically the Motion and Request for Admission into the case in which admission is sought. Thereafter, the pro hac vice attorney can obtain electronic filing credentials.
Pro hac vice admission in the bankruptcy courts for the Western District of Oklahoma requires a Motion, Request for Admission form (same as the District Court form), and Order, as well as an electronic filing registration form. Download free sample forms using the Forms tab on this page.
The fee for admission in the bankruptcy courts for the Western District of Oklahoma is $50.