Membership

Admission Pro Hac Vice

Domestic and foreign attorneys seeking admission pro hac vice to appear in Magistrate, 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.

Applicants are 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, payable to the State Bar of Georgia, 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.

This rule 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. Please visit http://www.georgiabar.org/ProHacApp.asp to access the verified application for pro hac vice admission form.

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

Please contact Kathy Jackson at 404-526-8603 or kathyj@gabar.org for additional information.

 

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