Application to Appear Pro Hac Vice in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
This process will create the application required for admission to appear pro hac vice in the Northern District of Georgia. This process is not for attorneys who wish to apply for regular admission to the Northern District of Georgia Bar. This process also is not for attorneys representing the United States government or any agency thereof, as these attorneys either must become regular members of the bar of this Court or are not required to be admitted (see LR 83.1). The completed application must be filed electronically by designated local counsel in the case in which the applicant wishes to appear. Payment is due when the completed application is filed. Required fields are marked with a red asterisk *.
Female   Male
* First Name Middle Name * Last Name Generation
Residence Address *
City, State, Zip Code
* City * State * Zip Code     + 4
Law Firm  *
Street Address
City, State
Zip Code
* City * State * Zip Code      + 4
Zip Code
P.O.Box/Drawer(number only)   Zip Code     + 4
Telephone #
* ( ) -
Email Address
Case Number * ex. 1:13-cv-12345-AAA-BBB
Plaintiff in Case Title *
Defendant in Case Title *
Appearing on
behalf of
Party Name *
Role of Party * ex. Plaintiff, Defendant, Intervenor...
To be admitted pro hac vice, you must meet one of the following requirements. Select the requirement that applies to you.
I am not an active member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia, but I am a member in good standing of the bar of a United States court or of the highest court of a state.
I am an active member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia, but I do not reside in the Northern District of Georgia.
You must provide a list of all cases filed in the Northern District of Georgia in which you have appeared as counsel. Failure to input any cases will result in the completed application stating you have never appeared in any cases in N.D.Ga.
Other Cases
Local Rule 83.1(B) requires you to identify all courts to which you have been admitted to practice and the dates of admission. The list must include all state and federal courts and dates of admission.
Where Admitted
You must designate local counsel for the subject case with whom opposing counsel and the Court readily may communicate regarding the conduct of the case and upon whom papers may be served. Except as otherwise ordered by the presiding judge for good cause, local counsel must maintain an office in this district and be a member in good standing of the bar of this Court and the State Bar of Georgia. Local counsel must recognize their responsibility to authorize and sign all pleadings and other papers you file in the case, also subjecting them to the requirements of Fed. R. Civ. P. 11. Local counsel also must recognize their responsibility and full authority to act on behalf of the client in all proceedings related to this case, including hearings, pretrial conferences, and trials, should you fail to respond to any Court order for appearance or otherwise.
Attorney Name *       Bar Number *
Firm Name *
Firm Address *
Firm Address 2    
* City * State * Zip Code    + 4
Telephone # * ( ) -
Email Address *
Once the application has been granted by the Court, you must request e-filing access through PACER. This is a one-time requirement. Subsequent applications for admission pro hac vice will not require further access requests. More detail is available at: http://www.gand.uscourts.gov/ecf-access-phv-attorneys. You also may contact attorney admissions staff at 404-215-1600 with any questions.

Once you have received e-filing access, you will have privileges to electronically file and view documents, view official docket sheets, and query various reports for cases in the Electronic Case Files ("ECF") system. Users of the ECF system must comply with the Federal Rules of Civil & Criminal Procedure; the Local Rules, including the Standing Order and procedures in Appendix H; and all administrative orders and policies of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

By placing a check in the acceptance box below, you agree to abide by all Court rules, orders, policies, and procedures governing the use of the electronic filing system. You also consent to receiving notices of filing pursuant to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure via the ECF system. The combination of login and password serves as the signature of the attorney filing the documents in ECF. You must protect the security of your password and immediately notify the Court if you learn that your password has been compromised. By submitting this registration form, you agree to abide by the requirements stated herein.

* I accept the above rules and guidelines. (If you do not check this box, your application will not be submitted)

By clicking on the Create Application button below, the formatted application will be displayed on your screen. Since the application must be filed in PDF format, you may either print the formatted application and scan into PDF format, or if you have the capability, simply print to PDF and save the file electronically. If you select to include electronic signatures by checking the box below, a /s will be included on the signature lines of the application. If you do not include electronic signatures, you will be required to print and hand sign the application and scan it into PDF format.

Designated local counsel then must docket the completed application to your case in the ECF system.

Applicant and designated local counsel both agree and consent to electronic signatures to be included on the completed Application.