Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin 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 required in the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. However, local counsel provides 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.
Register for electronic filing at https://ecf.wiwb.uscourts.gov/. Complete the Motion and file electronically into the bankruptcy case in which admission is sought. The fee is payable at the time of filing.
Admission to practice pro hac vice in the bankruptcy court requires a Motion for Admission. Download free sample forms by choosing the Forms tab on this page (change the District Court heading to Bankruptcy Court).
The fee for admission pro hac vice in the Bankruptcy Courts in the Western District of Wisconsin is $50 per attorney.