Florida Pro Hac Vice Admission Rules & Lawyers
There is a $250 non-refundable application fee made payable to the Florida Bar and a $100 statutory fee which is made payable to the clerk of the court in which pro hac vice admission is sought.
Pro hac vice admission in Florida requires a Verified Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. If mailing in a physical copy of the motion/verified statement with a check, the check must be made out to The Florida Bar and mailed to PHV Admissions, 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300.
File the Verified Motion for Leave to Appear in the court in which admission is sought. Mail the application fee to the Florida Bar and make the statutory fee to the clerk of the court at the time of filing the Motion for Leave to Appear. Be sure that the Motion for Leave to Appear includes the name, business address, and telephone number of the pro hac vice applicant.
The Florida Bar does require a pro hac vice applicant to associate with local counsel in Florida to appear in the Florida courts. Local Florida counsel can also provide valuable insights into the local practice climate that will benefit your client.