Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 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 required as a condition of admission to the bankruptcy courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. 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 the completed Motion and Verification into the case in which admission is sought. Payment is due at the time of filing.
Admission to the bankruptcy courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania requires a Verified Application and Motion. Download free sample forms using the Forms tab on this page.
The fee for admission pro hac vice to the bankruptcy courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is $40.