US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky Pro Hac Vice

Court Description

Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky 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?

Local counsel is not strictly required by the Local Rules of the Western District of Kentucky. However, 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?

File the Motion with all attachments with the Clerk of the Court and the fee for admission. Thereafter, pro hac vice counsel can register for an ECF filing password for participation in the case.

How do I Apply?

You will need a Motion for Admission, an Affidavit, Written Consent to Jurisdiction, and Statement Identifying Training. Download free sample forms by choosing the Forms tab on this page.

Is Local Counsel Required?

The fee for pro hac vice admission in the Western District of Kentucky is $95.