US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Pro Hac Vice

Court Description

Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana 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 condition of admission in the Eastern District of Louisiana. Local counsel can also 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?

The Motion for Admission with Declaration and Certificate of Good Standing should be filed by local counsel in the court in which admission is sought. The ECF Registration form should also be included.

How do I Apply?

You will need a Motion for Admission, a Declaration in support, a Proposed Order, ECF Registration form, and a Certificate of Good Standing from the jurisdiction in which the applicant is licensed. Download free sample forms by choosing the Forms tab on this page.

Is Local Counsel Required?

Yes. The fee for admission pro hac vice is $100.