US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana Pro Hac Vice

Court Description

Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana 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:

Is there a Fee?

Yes. Local counsel is a requirement of admission in the Southern District of Indiana. Local counsel can provide valuable insights into local practice which can assist you in representing your client. Choose from available local counsel by choosing the Local Counsel tab on this page.

What Documents Do I Need?

Mail the completed ECF Registration Form to the address on the form, with original signature. Once returned, file the Motion to Appear and Proposed Order in the case in which admission is sought.

How do I Apply?

You will need an ECF Registration Form and a Motion/Order to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Download free sample forms on the Forms tab on this page.

Is Local Counsel Required?

The fee for admission pro hac vice in the Southern District is $30 per attorney, per case.