Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 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 practice in the Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia. Local counsel can also provide valuable insights into matters of local practice that can assist you in the representation of your client. Find available local counsel by choosing the Local Counsel tab on this page.
Local counsel should electronically file the Motion and Application into the case in which admission is sought.
Pro hac vice practice to the bankruptcy courts in the Eastern District of Virginia requires an Application and Motion for Admission. Download free sample forms under the Forms tab on this page.
No fee is specified for pro hac vice admission in the bankruptcy courts for the Eastern District of Virginia.