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B-9010-3. BAR ADMISSION

(a)   Bar of the Court

The bar of this Court consists of those persons admitted to practice in the Southern District of Indiana and under subparagraph (c) of this rule.  The Rules of Professional Conduct, as adopted by the Indiana Supreme Court, and the District Court’s Local Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement, govern the conduct of those practicing in this Court.

(b)   Exceptions

In all matters and proceedings before this Court, a person not a member of the bar of the Southern District of Indiana shall not be permitted to practice unless such person:

(1)     appears on his or her own behalf as a party;

(2)     is admitted to practice in any other United States Court or the highest court of any state, is not currently under suspension or subject to other disciplinary action, and is, on motion to this Court under subparagraph (c) of this rule, granted leave to appear in a specific action;

(3)     appears as an attorney for the United States; or

(4)     files a document as to which an appearance is not required under S.D.Ind. B-9010(a)(4).

(c)   Pro Hac Vice     

An attorney seeking leave to appear in a specific action shall file a Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice. A separate motion, that complies substantially with the form available on the Court’s website, shall be filed for each attorney seeking admission under this subparagraph and be accompanied by:

(1)     if not admitted to practice in the State of Indiana, an affidavit that substantially complies with the form available on the Court’s website; and

(2)     a proposed order granting the motion.