Kentucky Pro Hac Vice Counsel & Admission Rules

Kentucky Pro Hac Vice Admission Rules & Lawyers

Pro Hac Vice Kentucky


Is there a fee

Yes. There is an attorney fee of $310 plus an administrative processing fee of $7.75 to the Membership Department at the Kentucky Bar Association.

What documents do I need?

Pro hac vice admission in Kentucky requires an Out-of-State Certification Request Form and a Certificate of Good Standing from the applicant's home state.

How do I apply?

Mail the original Out-of-State Certification Request Form, notarized, to the Kentucky Bar Association along with a Certificate of Good Standing from the attorney's home state and the application fee. The Kentucky Bar Association will return a receipt and letter which local counsel should provide to the Court in which admission is sought.

Is local counsel required

The Kentucky Bar Association does require out of state lawyers to associate with local counsel prior to appearing pro hac vice in the Kentucky courts. Choose Local Counsel to the left to find available attorneys acting as local counsel in Kentucky. These attorneys provide insights into local practice which can help you better serve your client in a Kentucky case.