Pro Hac Vice (Motion to Appear)

Rev. 1/28/2019

 

Miss. Bankr. L. R. 9010-1

 

 

A non-resident attorney may be admitted pro hac vice by comity to practice before the bankruptcy court in a specific bankruptcy case, adversary proceeding, or both.  

 

However, an attorney admitted to practice before this court (Local Counsel) must file the initial motion. See Miss. Bankr. L.R. 9010(b)(1)(B)

 

 

Docket Event:

 

[Bankruptcy> Motions/Applications> Appear Pro Hac Vice]

 

Requirements:

 

KMS Cases

NPO Cases

Motion with:

 

  • Certificate of good standing

  • Signature of local counsel

  • Certification of familiarity with local rules

  • Certificate of service

 

Motion with:

 

  • Certificate of good standing

  • Signature of local counsel

  • Certification of familiarity with local rules

  • Certificate of service

Proposed Order

Proposed Order

 

Miss. Bankr. L. R. 9010-1(b)(1)

 

(A) File certificate (of good standing)
 

  • A certificate from the United States District Court or the highest state court of the applicant's jurisdiction, showing that the applicant is duly authorized to practice in and is in good standing with that court.
     

(B) Associate local counsel

 

  • Applicant must associate a member of the bar of this court (local counsel) in the particular bankruptcy case for which the applicant seeks admission. The initial motion must by filed by associated local counsel.

 

(C) Certification of familiarity with local rules

 

  • Application must certify that the applicant has read and is familiar with the Uniform Local Rules of the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern District and the Southern District of Mississippi