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

Court Description

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

The Eastern District of Missouri does not require local counsel as a condition of admission, but local counsel can provide valuable insights into matters of local practice which can impact your representation of your client. Find available local counsel by choosing Local Counsel on this page.

What Documents Do I Need?

File the Verified Motion with a Certificate of Good Standing from the state in which the applicant practices with the clerk (on paper if the applicant does not have login credentials for the electronic filing system) and pay the fee.

How do I Apply?

You will need a Verified Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice and an electronic filing registration form. Download free sample forms under the Forms tab on this page.

Is Local Counsel Required?

The fee for pro hac vice admission in the Eastern District of Missouri is $100.