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Admissions

Admission of Attorneys is covered under Local Civil Rule 83.2 which states in part:

  • Roll of Attorneys. The bar of this Court shall consist of those attorneys admitted to practice before this Court who have taken the prescribed oath and submitted the required fee.
  • Committee on Admissions and Grievances. A Committee on Admissions and Grievances shall be appointed by the Court.
  • Procedure for Admission. Every applicant for admission shall submit to the Court Clerk, on a form prescribed by the Court, a written application for admission, which shall be referred to the Committee on Admissions and Grievances for investigation into the applicant’s qualifications and fitness to be admitted to the bar of this Court. The Committee shall report its recommendations in writing to the Court Clerk. Upon a favorable report of the Committee, the applicant may be admitted.  Each applicant approved by the Committee on Admissions and Grievances shall pay the applicable fee to the Court Clerk's office at the time he is sworn and receives his certificate.
  • Eligibility. Any member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, or of any United States Court of Appeals, or of any District Court of the United States, or a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of any state of the United States, is eligible for admission to the bar of this Court.
  • Attorneys for the United States. Attorneys who are employed or retained by the United States or its agencies may practice in this Court in all cases or proceedings in which they represent the United States or such agencies.