Pro Hac Vice
PLEASE NOTE: The U.S. District Court in Wyoming has its own federal requirements governing pro hac vice appearances. Please call (307) 433-2120 for more information.
- Read the applicable rules concerning admission pro hac vice: Rule 8 of the Rules Governing the Wyoming State Bar and the Authorized Practice of Law and Rule 104 of the Uniform Rules for the District Courts of the State of Wyoming; Rule 19.01 of the Wyoming Rules of Appellate Procedure.
- Complete the Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice (PDF 144K), which must be signed and notarized. Incomplete or altered applications will be returned.
- Obtain original certificates of good standing from all jurisdictions in which you are licensed to practice law, dated no more than 30 days from the date your application is submitted.
- Associate with local counsel, who is an active member of the Wyoming State Bar. Local counsel must file a Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice and an Entry of Appearance in the matter for which you are seeking admission, along with the Certificate of Compliance with Rule 8, which you will receive upon approval of your application. Please note that the motion and entry of appearance should not be filed prior to receipt of the Certificate of Compliance with Rule 8.
Submit all of the documents listed above in the Submission Checklist to the Wyoming State Bar, including payment of the non-refundable application fee in the amount of $300. Payment may be made by a check payable to the Wyoming State Bar, or by credit card. Ensure that payment information is noted on the application. Application documents may be mailed to:
Wyoming State Bar
4124 Laramie Street
P.O. Box 109
Cheyenne, WY 82003-0109
- The Wyoming State Bar will issue a Certificate of Compliance with Rule 8 upon approval of the application for admission pro hac vice.
A separate application and application fee must be submitted for each case in which an attorney seeks admission pro hac vice.
- A separate application must be submitted for each attorney seeking admission in a case. For example, if a firm's senior attorney and two associates are to be listed on the pleadings after admission, each must file a separate application, along with all of the documentation and fees required.
- Certificates of good standing can take time to obtain. Original certificates from each jurisdiction in which you are admitted, dated no more than 30 days prior to the date of your application, are required. Certificates from federal or "specialty" courts are not acceptable.
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Questions? Contact Cathy Duncil at (307) 432-2105.