Hawaii Pro Hac Vice Counsel & Admission Rules

Hawaii Pro Hac Vice Admission Rules & Lawyers

Pro Hac Vice Hawaii


Is there a fee

Yes. There is a fee for pro hac vice admission in Hawaii. Disciplinary Board assessment $600.00 Registration fee 150.00 Lawyers Fund for Client Protection assessment 50.00 Processing fee 15.00 TOTAL $815.00 The check should be made payable to the Hawaii State Bar Association.

What documents do I need?

You will need a Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice and a Declaration in support. The fee should be sent along with a Fee Cover Sheet.

How do I apply?

File a Motion for Application Pro Hac Vice in the court where admission is sought. Once an Order granting admission is received, within 10 days a copy of the Order must be submitted with the fee to the Hawaii State Bar Association. The court should also be notified that the payment was made.

Is local counsel required

Yes. The Hawaii Judiciary requires pro hac vice applicants to associate with local counsel to appear before the Hawaii courts. Local counsel in Hawaii can provide insights into matters of local practice that will benefit your client.