Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US District Court for the District of New Mexico 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:
Yes. Local counsel is a requirement of pro hac vice admission in the District of New Mexico. Local counsel can also provide valuable insight into matters of local practice that can impact the representation of your client. Find available local counsel by choosing the Local Counsel tab on this page.
Local counsel should prepare and electronically file the Motion for Admission and pay the fee on pay.gov. Local counsel should also provide notice through the CM/ECF system of the association with counsel from outside the district (see the Forms tab for instructions).
You will need a Motion for Admission and certificates of good standing in the jurisdiction in which you are licensed. Download free sample forms and notice instructions under the Forms tab on this page.
The fee for pro hac vice admission in the District of New Mexico is $100.