Tennessee Pro Hac Vice Counsel & Admission Rules

Tennessee Pro Hac Vice Admission Rules & Lawyers

Pro Hac Vice Tennessee


Is there a fee

There is a $170 fee for pro hac vice admission in Tennessee. If mailing a payment to the Board, the attorney must include a $5.00 processing fee. Make the check payable to Board of Professional Responsibility in the amount of $175.00. Attention Patty Burton, 10 Cadillac Drive, Suite 220, Brentwood, TN 37027.

What documents do I need?

You will need a Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice and an Affidavit of Attorney Seeking Admission.

How do I apply?

File the original Motion and Affidavit in the court in which admission is sought. This will require a Certificate of Good Standing from the applicant's home state. A copy should be sent to the Board of Professional Responsibility.

Is local counsel required

Yes. The Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee requires pro hac vice applicants to secure local counsel as a condition of admission. Local attorneys can also provide valuable insight into matters of local practice that can assist you in representing your client effectively. Find available local counsel by choosing Local Counsel on this page.