Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice


How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs > Pro Hac Vice, Motion to Appear


Things to be aware of when filing: The Motion must be filed electronically by the attorney seeking admission, not by another attorney filing on their behalf - even if the attorney seeking admission is in the same law firm as the attorney filing. The attorney seeking admission must have their own CM/ECF log in and password.


S. D. Ind. B-9010-2
General Order 09-0003

General Information


Filing Requirements


Step-by-Step Procedures:

1. Log into ECF


2. Select Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs


3. Enter case number. Click Next


4. Select Pro Hac Vice, Motion to Appear from the event list and click Next


5. Select appropriate radio button to indicate whether or not the Motion you are filing is amended.


6. Check box if jointly filing with another attorney, click Next.


7. If you indicated that you are filing jointly with other attorney(s), select additional attorney(s) and click Next


NOTE: You cannot add attorneys. Only attorneys who have previously entered an appearance will be available for selection.


8. Select the party filer.  If the party is not listed, click on Add/Create New Party. Click Next


Note: The "Attorney/Party Association” screen may appear. If your party selection was correct, check the box to create an association and click Next.


9. Browse to select the Motion (pdf file).  Click Next


10. Select appropriate radio button regarding affidavit and click Next


11. The filing fee due is displayed. If you indicated in step 5 that you are filing an amended motion, select the motion that is being amended. Click Next


12. Insert text in text box and/or select prefix text if desired and click Next


Note: The prefix text option is not available if you indicated in Step 5 that the Motion you are filing is amended.


13. Verify final docket text. If correct, click Next to submit and to review Notice of Electronic Filing.



Curing Deficiencies

If the Motion is deficient, an amended Motion must be filed prior to the deficiency deadline using the instructions above, or the Motion may be stricken.