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Admission Pro Hac Vice

Domestic and foreign attorneys seeking admission pro hac vice to appear in State and Superior Courts of Georgia should review Rule 4.4 of the Uniform Superior Court Rules and its appendix.

Domestic and foreign attorneys seeking admission pro hac vice to appear before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation should review the State Board of Workers’ Compensation Rule 102(a)(3), which requires out-of-state attorneys to comply with Rule 4.4 of the Uniform Superior Court Rules and its appendix.
 
Please contact Kathy Jackson at 404-526-8603 or kathyj@gabar.org for additional information.

This rule, amended in September 2014, requires pro hac applicants to send a copy of their verified application and fees to the Office of the General Counsel of the State Bar of Georgia. Applicants are now required to pay a fee of $275, payable to the State Bar of Georgia, for the first pro hac vice application in a calendar year and $75 for each additional pro hac vice application filed in the same calendar year. Applicants are also required to pay an annual fee of $200, on or before January 15 of each subsequent calendar year for as long as the applicant is admitted pro hac vice before any court of this State. The annual fee shall also be payable to the State Bar of Georgia.  

Where possible, applicants should include the name of the judge assigned to hear the case and the case number of the matter. Applicants should inform the Office of the General Counsel of any upcoming hearing or trial date in the body of the cover letter. Applicants should file their notarized original application with the court in which they seek to appear, and send a copy of the application and fees to the Office of the General Counsel at:

Office of the General Counsel
State Bar of Georgia
104 Marietta St. NW
Suite 100
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Attn: Kathy Jackson

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