North Dakota Pro Hac Vice Admission Rules & Lawyers
Yes. A fee of $380 payable only by check or money order to the State Board of Law Examiners; no credit cards accepted.
A motion requesting permission to appear and an affidavit in support of the motion.
Designate an associate lawyer admitted and licensed to practice law in this state. File a motion requesting permission to appear and an affidavit in support of the motion with the clerk of the trial court, the hearing officer of the administrative agency matter, or the presiding officer of the tribunal. File a copy of the motion and affidavit with the State Board of Law Examiners at the same time they are filed with the appropriate individual identified in Section A(1)(a)(2); Remit to the State Board of Law Examiners the fee required for an lawyer who has been licensed in this state for five years or more or certifies the lawyer has paid the fee to the State Board of Law Examiners during that calendar year; and obtain permission from the court, hearing officer, or presiding officer.
Yes. The State Bar of North Dakota requires out-of-state attorneys to associate with local counsel to gain admission pro hac vice before the North Dakota courts. In addition to the rules requiring it, local counsel's understanding of the local legal practice will benefit your client.