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ADMISSION PRO HAC VICE

Under Local Rule 101.1.b, out-of-state attorneys may be admitted pro hac vice to appear in cases pending in this Court. With the exception of admission in sealed civil cases, applications and payment for admission pro hac vice must be submitted electronically.

Detailed instructions are available at the following links.

Instructions for Admission Pro Hac Vice

Instructions for Admission Pro Hac Vice in MDL Cases

Instructions for Admission Pro Hac Vice in Sealed Civil Cases

Admission pro hac vice is not available to any attorney who is a member of the Maryland Bar or maintains any law office in Maryland.



Defense Attorneys in Criminal Cases

Criminal defense attorneys seeking to practice under Local Rule 201.1 must complete and submit the following form each time when entering an appearance in a new criminal case.

Entry of Appearance in a Criminal Case



Federal Government Attorneys

Federal government attorneys seeking to enter their appearance on behalf of a federal agency or official must complete and submit the following form each time when entering an appearance in a new civil or criminal case.

Request for Entry of Appearance on Behalf of a Federal Government Agency



Fee Waiver

The admission pro hac vice fee is waived for attorneys appearing in MDL cases; attorneys appearing as part of a pro bono case; and federal government attorneys appearing in their official capacity, representing a federal agency or official.