Maryland Pro Hac Vice Counsel & Admission Rules

Maryland Pro Hac Vice Admission Rules & Lawyers

Pro Hac Vice Maryland


Is there a fee

The Maryland Court of Appeals does not specify a fee for pro hac vice admission for Maryland Circuit Courts.

What documents do I need?

You will need a Motion for Special Admission and a Certification by Out-of-State Attorney.

How do I apply?

Local Maryland counsel will file a Motion for Special Admission in the court in which admission is sought with a Certification by Out of State Attorney. This document should indicate the number of times the applicant has been granted such admission before the Maryland courts in the prior 12 months. The clerk of the court will forward a copy of the Order granting or denying admission to the State Court Administrator.

Is local counsel required

The Court of Appeals of Maryland sets forth the rules governing pro hac vice admission before the Maryland Circuit Courts. A lawyer seeking pro hac vice admission must associate with local Maryland counsel. Local counsel is familiar with matters of local practice that will assist you in representing your client's interests in Maryland.