Attorney Admission to Practice
Admission to practice in the Western District of Kentucky is governed by LR 83.1 and LCrR 57.1. To seek admission to the Western District, the following must be submitted to the Court:
- Authorization and Release;
- Affidavit of sponsorship signed by a member of the bar; and
- Admission fee of $211.00.
To expedite your ability to electronically file documents with the Court, please also include a hand-signed ECF Registration form. A CM/ECF login and password will be issued once motion is granted and the Electronic Filing Attorney Registration form is received.
Motions To Appear Pro Hac Vice
Motions to appear pro hac vice are governed by See LR 83.2 and LCrR 57.2. Such a motion may be filed traditionally (by paper) or the Motion can be e-filed by an attorney (who is admitted and associated with the case) on behalf of the attorney who is not admitted to the Western District of Kentucky. When seeking to appear pro hac vice, the following should be submitted to the Court:
- Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice (hand signed);
- Certificate of good standing from the highest court of the state in which Applicant is a resident;
- Electronic Filing Attorney Registration Form (hand signed and sent by way of mail or hand delivery); and
- Pro Hac fee of $125.00.
A CM/ECF login and password will be issued once motion is granted and the Electronic Filing Attorney Registration form is received.