Montana Pro Hac Vice Counsel & Admission Rules

Montana Pro Hac Vice Admission Rules & Lawyers

Pro Hac Vice Montana


Is there a fee

Yes. The fee for pro hac vice admission in Montana is $345. The application fee is $200, the Office of Disciplinary Counsel charge is $125, and the Lawyers' Fund assessment is $20.

What documents do I need?

Pro hac vice admission in Montana requires an Application, Motion for Admission, and a Proposed Order. Download free sample forms by choosing the Forms link on this page.

How do I apply?

Send the Application and fees to the State Bar of Montana. The State Bar will certify the number of appearances the applicant has been granted previously under this rule, and will otherwise verify the good standing of both the applicant and local Montana counsel. Upon completion of this review, which takes approximately 5 business days, the State Bar of Montana will send the completed application to the appropriate court. The applicant should also file a Motion and Proposed Order with a copy of the application and confirmation document from the State Bar attached in the court where admission is sought. The court will enter an order regarding the application and mail a copy to the applicant, Montana counsel, and the State Bar of Montana. The State Bar of Montana can be reached at 7 West 6th Avenue, Suite 2B, P.O. Box 577, Helena, MT,59624.

Is local counsel required

Yes. The State Bar of Montana requires pro hac vice applicants to retain local counsel in Montana as a condition of admission. Montana attorneys can also provide you with valuable insights into matters of local practice which can assist you in representing your client. Choose from avaialable local counsel by choosing the Local Counsel tab on this page.