2.1 Attorney admission to practice
- Applicant eligibility - An attorney may apply for admission to the bar of the court if the attorney:
- has been admitted to practice before a court of record of a state;
- is in good standing with that court of record of a state;
- is of good moral and professional character.
- Admission procedure - An applicant must pay the fee established by the court and provide the clerk of court with a completed application for admission as found on the court's website.
- Government attorneys - An attorney representing the United States, an agency of the United States, or representing a party as Federal Public Defender, is exempt from the fee payment, but must otherwise follow the admission procedure under LGenR 2.1(b).
- Admission - The Chief Judge may grant or deny the application for admission. Alternatively, the Chief Judge may refer the application to a three-judge panel for decision pursuant to the procedure identified on the court's website.
- Law student practice - A law student may appear before the court pursuant to the procedure established by this court and found on the court's website.
Date Last Modified:
January 1, 2019