US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio Pro Hac Vice

Court Description

Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio 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 a requirement of admission in the Northern District of Ohio, but local counsel can provide valuable insight into matters of local practice that can impact your representation of your client. Find available local counsel by choosing the Local Counsel tab on this page.

What Documents Do I Need?

Electronically file the Motion and Affidavit into the case in which admission is sought.

How do I Apply?

You will need a Motion for Admission, Affidavit, and certificate of good standing from the jurisdiction in which the applicant is licensed dated within 30 days of the Motion.

Is Local Counsel Required?

The fee for admission pro hac vice in the Northern District of Ohio is $120.