Pro Hac Vice


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Pro Hac Vice

For this turn; for this one particular occasion. For example, an out-of-state lawyer may be admitted to practice in a local jurisdiction for a particular case only.

pro hac vice

(proh hock vee-chay) prep. Latin for "this time only," the phrase refers to the application of an out-of-state lawyer to appear in court for a particular trial, even though he/she is not licensed to practice in the state where the trial is being held. The application is usually granted, but sometimes the court requires association with a local attorney.

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apply for admission pro hac vice in accordance with Kan.
83) The usual process for doing so, the filing of a pro hac vice motion, almost always results in the motion being granted.
Proposed amendments to the model rule for pro hac vice admission would allow a foreign attorney to appear in a Florida case as long as the attorney appeared only as co-counsel with a U.
Pro hac vice attorneys should be allowed, the subcommittee recommended, to register for electronic filing the same as other lawyers but should have to check a special box identifying that they are practicing pro hac vice.
The standing committee recommended against, and the board agreed, a proposal to allow foreign attorneys to practice pro hac vice in Florida.
510 Foreign Attorneys Amends subdivision (a) to reflect the current practice that separate application is made at each level of court in which a foreign attorney seeks permission to appear; to clarify that the appearance of a foreign attorney at different levels of court in the same case constitutes only one appearance for purposes of the rule that limits foreign attorneys to three appearances pro hac vice within a 365-day period; and makes an editorial change, replacing the word "representations" with "cases.
If the attorney wanted to appear in court, the attorney would have to file for pro hac vice admission.
510, Foreign Subdivision (a) amended to allow an attorney Attorneys who is a Florida resident but who is not licensed to practice in Florida to move to appear pro hac vice in a Florida court proceeding if the attorney has an application pending for admission to The Florida Bar and has not previously been denied admission to The Florida Bar.
The board also approved a change to a Bar rule on pro hac vice admissions.
The Bar also proposes a new freestanding form motion to appear pro hac vice intended to replace the current rule 2.
10(b) to provide that a lawyer licensed in another state but living in Florida may appear pro hac vice in a Florida case if the lawyer has applied to join The Florida Bar and has not previously been denied admission to the Bar.
Another change would allow a Florida resident who is licensed to practice law in another state to move to appear pro hac vice in a Florida case if that attorney has an application pending to join The Florida Bar and has not previously been denied admission to the Bar.