Pro Hac Vice Application Form
Pro Hac Vice Application Form. This is a Montana form and can be use in Attorney Statewide.
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(Boxes for State Bar use only.) Other Bars ___ ___ ___ ___ Discipline Application Number ___ ___ ___ ___ Date Received Appearances:Applicant____ Firm____ MT Attorney SBM ___ Fee Paid Disp _____ Staff Initials Check No. Date Sent to Court or Agency STATE BAR OF MONTANA P.O. Box 577, Helena, MT 59624 Street Address: 7 West 6th Ave., Suite 2 B, Helena, MT 59601 Telephone: (406) 442-7660 Fax: (406) 442-7763 PRO HAC VICE APPLICATION The following original application must be submitted to the State Bar of Montana, for each pro hac vice appearance requested with a fee of $345. (This fee represents the $200 application fee, $125 annual assessment per attorney for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, and a $20 annual assessment for the Lawyers Fund. If an attorney seeking Pro Hac Vice admission has already paid the ODC assessment or Lawyers Fund assessment within the last 12 months, only the $200 application fee is due). 1. Applicant’s Name Daytime Phone Number(s) 2. Firm Name (List all firm(s) with which you are associated.) 3. Office Address City State ZIP Residence Address City State ZIP 4. 5. List the name, address, and telephone number of the active member of the State Bar of Montana who is the attorney of record in the case for which this application is being made. Attorney & Firm Name Address 6. Daytime Phone Number City State ZIP List all state and federal courts in which you have been admitted to practice and the dates of admission (attach additional pages if necessary). Do not include pro hac vice admissions. A. State Courts: B. Federal Courts: Revised 1/12 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Montana Pro Hac Vice Application Page 2 7. Are you in good standing in all the courts listed in No. 6 above? ___ Yes ___ No If not, in which courts are you not in good standing and why? Attach a statement along with all relevant court documents or disciplinary documents. 8. Are you currently suspended, disbarred, or otherwise not licensed to practice in any of the above courts? ___ Yes ___ No If so, attach copies of all relevant court documents or disciplinary documents. 9. Are you subject to pending disciplinary proceedings in any jurisdiction? ___ Yes If so, attach a description of the nature and status of each pending disciplinary proceeding. ___ No 10. Are you a resident of Montana? ___ Yes ___ No 11. Are you regularly employed in Montana? ___ Yes ___ No 12. Are you regularly engaged in the practice of law or in substantial business or professional activities in Montana? ___ Yes ___ No 13. Do you have an application for admission to the State Bar of Montana pending with the Bar Admissions Administrator of the State Bar of Montana? ___ Yes ___ No 14. List the title of each state court and cause in Montana in which you OR YOUR FIRM have filed an application to appear as counsel pro hac vice, the date of each application, and whether it was granted. (Do not list Federal court pro hac vice appearances.) List the current title, court, and cause number for which you are applying. Title, Court, Cause # County Date Granted: (Yes, No) A. Previous Cases: B. CURRENT Case: (please include County) 15. I agree to comply with the applicable statutes, laws, and procedural rules of the State of Montana. I further agree to be bound by the Montana Rules of Professional Conduct (except as to Rules 6.1-6.4) and will submit to the jurisdiction of the Montana courts, the Montana disciplinary process, and the State Bar of Montana with respect to acts and omissions occurring during admission under this application. 16. I understand that a lawyer not admitted to practice in Montana is subject to the disciplinary authority of Montana for conduct that constitutes a violation of the Montana Rules of Professional Conduct and that: a) involves the practice of law in Montana by that lawyer; or b) involves that lawyer holding himself or herself out as practicing law in Montana; or c) involves the practice of law in Montana by another lawyer over whom this lawyer has the obligation of supervision or control. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Montana Pro Hac Vice Application Page 3 17. I state that payment has been made to the State Bar of Montana in accordance with the requirements of Section IV of the Rules for Admission and in accordance with the requirements of Rule 6 of the Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement. 18. I understand I have an on-going obligation to advise the State Bar of Montana and court/administrative agency if my standing or status changes in any of the jurisdictions in which I am admitted during the term of my pro hac vice admission. 19. If the above action proceeds to a court(s) of higher jurisdiction, I understand I do not need to make new application with the State Bar of Montana and the higher proceeding(s) will not be counted as additional appearances. However, I am obligated to notify the State Bar of Montana of the appeal and I will provide current certificates of good standing from the jurisdiction(s) in which I am admitted. 20. I understand that the $145 assessment for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel and Lawyers Fund is an annual assessment and agree to promptly respond to and/or pay assessment notices as long as this proceeding is pending before a Montana administrative agency or any Montana court (except federal court). State of County of The above statements are true based upon applicant’s knowledge and belief. Further, I agree to submit to the pro hac vice rules, the Montana Rules of Professional Conduct, and the Montana Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement. Signature of Applicant Subscribed and sworn to (or affirmed) before me this , 20___. (SEAL) Date day of ______ Notary Signature: Printed Name of Notary: Notary Public for the State of: Residing in: My commission expires: American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com