Petition For Admission With Information And E-Filing Registration Form. This is a Michigan form and can be use in USDC Western Federal.
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN ATTORNEY ADMISSION INFORMATION Thank you for your inquiry regarding admission to the bar of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. The following are requisites for an attorney to become a member of the bar of this district: 1) Petition for Admission (see attached); 2) An original certificate of active status and good standing issued within the last 30 days from the state of the applicant's bar membership; and 3) $175.00 fee payable to Clerk, U.S. District Court. Upon receipt of the above, your application will be submitted to the Chief Judge, or his designee, for review. If the application is granted, your name will be added to the list of attorneys admitted to practice in this district, and you will receive a certificate of admission. While a petition for admission will be accepted for filing in any office, the papers are forwarded to our Grand Rapids office for processing upon receipt. To expedite the process, petitions may be sent directly to Grand Rapids. Please be certain that you comply with all of the attorney admission requirements. Failure to comply with all of the requirements will delay the processing of your petition. Original signatures are required on all submitted paperwork (copies will not be accepted). Prior to seeking admission, you must familiarize yourself with the Local Rules which are available on this website by clicking on “Rules & Opinions,” and “Local Rules of Practice and Procedure.” If you have any questions, please contact (616) 456-2381. NOTE: The forms attached may be completed on-line. Click in the first field to be completed, then tab to the next field and so on. As you complete the petition for admission form on-line, most of the e-filing registration form will simultaneously complete as well. When you have completed the forms on-line, print and sign the forms and mail them to the court. 12/05 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com PETITION FOR ADMISSION 10/06 (Local Civil Rule 83.1/Criminal Rule 57.1) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN 1. Name: 2. Firm Name: Business Address: FIRST / M ID D LE / LAST R O O M / SU ITE / FLO O R / BU ILD IN G STREET ADD RESS C ITY / STATE / ZIP Business Telephone Number: 3. State Bar I.D. No. 4. Identify all courts in which you have been admitted to practice and dates of admission: 5. Have you ever been held in contempt of court, censured, disbarred or suspended from practice before any disciplinary authority or court? If so, nature and disposition thereof: American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com 6. Have you ever been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor? If so, explain the facts and circumstances: 7. Original certificate of active status and good standing (issued within the last 30 days) from 8. S TA TE B AR is attached. I am newly admitted to the State Bar of __________________ and request a waiver of the sponsorship requirement. Waiver granted JU D G E'S IN ITIALS 9. Check payable to U.S. District Court Clerk for $175.00 is attached. 10. I have read the Local Rules of the Western District of Michigan (available at www.miwd.uscourts.gov). I swear (or affirm) that the above information is accurate and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. D ATE SIG N ATUR E OF APPLICAN T - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Statement of a sponsoring attorney of the bar of this court, stating when the sponsoring attorney was admitted to practice in this court, under what circumstances the attorney has known the applicant, that the attorney knows the applicant to be of good character and reputation, and that the attorney believes the applicant to be well qualified as a member of the bar of this court. For applicants residing in another state, the sponsor may be a judge of a court of record of that state, or a federal judge. SPO N SO R IN G ATTO R N EY N AM E SIG N ATU R E O F SPO N SO R IN G ATTO R N EY O R JU D G E STATE BAR I.D . N O . D ATE -2- American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN E-FILING REGISTRATION FORM This form cannot be submitted electronically. Complete the form on-line, print a hard copy, sign it and present it to the Clerk's office at the address below. A login and password for access to the electronic case filing system will be issued to you upon receipt of the fully-completed form. All of this information is required and must be supplied, including your original signature. **Please type; this will also serve as a return mailing label** Name: _______________________________ Firm: _______________________________ Addr.: _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ __ Phone: ____________________ Primary e-mail address: ______________________ (Attorney's e-m ail for electronic service) Secondary e-mail address:____________________ State Bar Number: _______________________ (C entral repos itory, Sec retary, etc.) (and state, if not Michigan) E-mail software used: _______________________ Date of admission to the Bar of this court: _______ (i.e., O utlook, G roupw is e, etc.) **NOTE: A PACER ACCOUNT IS NECESSARY FOR VIEWING ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS** I have an existing PACER account. My firm has an existing PACER account. I already have an ECF login that I use in_______________________________, which is_____________; (N am e of O ther D istrict) (Login) please assign the same login for my use in the Western District of Michigan. The information contained in this box will be used for security/confirmation purposes related to your e-filing login/password: Key word/phrase: _________________________________ Reminder: ___________________________________________ BY C OM PLET ING T HIS FOR M , AT T OR NEY S C ER T IFY T HAT T HEY ARE M EM BER S IN G OOD ST ANDING OF T HE BAR OF T HIS C OUR T AND T HAT T HEY AR E FAM ILIAR W IT H W .D. M ich. LC ivR 5.7 and LC rR 49.10, AS APPLIC ABLE T O T HEIR PR AC T IC E, W HIC H M AY BE FOUND AT : www.miwd.uscourts.gov By registering under this rule, attorneys consent to electronic service of all electronically filed documents. See W.D. Mich. LCivR 5.7(h)(ii) and LCrR 49.10(h)(ii). Attorney's Signature: Return this form via hand delivery or via U.S. mail only to: Clerk, U.S. District Court E-Filing Registration 399 Federal Building 110 Michigan St., N.W. Grand Rapids, MI 49503 YOUR E-FILING LOGIN AND PASSWORD WILL BE SENT TO YOU VIA U.S. MAIL C OURT U SE O NLY : E-Filing Login Assigned: ____________________ E-Filing Password Assigned: _________________ 9 C onfirm ation e-m ail s ent 9 Attorney's record updated 9 C opy of form m ailed to attorney 9 E-m ail confirm ed by attorney 9 U R registered e-m ail sent American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com