Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee 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 condition of pro hac vice practice in the Middle District of Tennessee. Local counsel can also provide valuable insights into matters of local practice that can assist you in the representation of your client. Find available local counsel by choosing the Local Counsel tab on this page.
Local counsel should electronically file the Motion and certificate of good standing with a certificate of service. The fee is payable online at the time of filing. Thereafter, pro hac vice counsel should apply for a username and password for the CM/ECF system on the court’s website.
Pro hac vice practice in the Middle District of Tennessee requires a Motion for Admission, a certificate of good standing from a US District Court in which the applicant is admitted, and an electronic filing application. Download free sample forms by choosing the Forms tab on this page.
The fee for admission pro hac vice to the Middle District of Tennessee is $75.