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Admission Pro Hac Vice - For a Pending Cause

An attorney who is a member in good standing of the bar of another state, territory, district, or foreign country may be admitted to practice in this state for the purpose of representing a party in an appeal or original proceeding pending before the Appellate Division, Second Department, in accordance with § 670.6(e) of its rules (22 NYCRR 670.6[e]), which states:

(e) Motions for Admission Pro Hac Vice. An attorney and counselor-at-law or the equivalent may move for permission to appear pro hac vice with respect to a cause pending before this court pursuant to section 520.11(a)(1) of this Title. An affidavit in support of the motion shall state that the attorney and counselor-at-law is a member in good standing in all the jurisdictions in which he or she is admitted to practice and is associated with a member in good standing of the New York Bar, which member shall appear with him or her on the appeal or proceeding and shall be the person upon whom all papers in connection with the cause shall be served. Attached to the affidavit shall be a certificate of good standing from the bar of the state in which the attorney and counselor-at-law maintains his or her principal office for the practice of law.

If an attorney has been admitted pro hac vice in the trial court for the purpose of representing a party in a pending case, he or she must separately seek admission pro hac vice from the Appellate Division to represent that party on an appeal from an order or judgment made by the trial court in that case.

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