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Admission Pro Hac Vice - For a Pending Cause

An attorney who is a member in good standing of the bar of another state, territory, district, or foreign country may be admitted to practice in this state for the purpose of representing a party in an appeal or original proceeding pending before the Appellate Division, Second Department, in accordance with ยง 1250.4(e) of the Appellate Division Rules of Practice (22 NYCRR 1250.4[e]), which states:

(e) Admission Pro Hac Vice. An attorney and counselor-at-law or the equivalent may apply for permission to appear pro hac vice with respect to a particular matter pending before the court pursuant to 22 NYCRR 520.11 by providing an affidavit stating that the applicant is a member in good standing in all the jurisdictions in which the applicant is admitted to practice and that the applicant is associated with a member in good standing of the New York bar, which member shall be the attorney of record in the matter. The applicant shall attach to the affidavit an original certificate of good standing from the court or other body responsible for regulating admission to the practice of law in the state in which the applicant maintains his or her principal office for the practice of law. The New York attorney of record in the matter shall provide an affirmation in support of the application.

The application must be submitted in digital form through the portal on this website, and must be served on all parties.

If an attorney has been admitted pro hac vice in the trial court for the purpose of representing a party in a pending case, they must separately seek admission pro hac vice from the Appellate Division to represent that party on an appeal from an order or judgment made by the trial court in that case.