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Notice of Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules (March 2007)

Thursday, March 1, 2007

The Court is considering proposed amendments to:

  • Local Rule 101.1 Who May Appear as Counsel and Who May Appear Pro Se
  • Local Rule 104.8 Proceedings Regarding Motions to Compel
  • Local Rule 109.2 Motions Requesting Attorneys’ Fees
  • Local Rule 701.1 Admission Qualifications
  • Appendix B Rules and Guidelines for Determining Attorneys’ Fees

A copy of these Rules with the proposed changes highlighted are available on our website at Comments may be sent via email to: or by regular mail to:

Frances E. Kessler
Chief Deputy
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
101 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

All comments must be received by April 1, 2007. It is anticipated that any amendements which may ultimately be adopted will go into effect June 1, 2007.