Admissions & Registration
Location and Time
Admissions are held in open court at approximately 9:00 a.m. every Wednesday. Applicants should file their petition with the clerk's office before 8:45 a.m. on the day of admission and should make arrangements to be presented by a member of the Bar of this Court in accordance with Local Rule 83.2.2.
If personal appearance would present a hardship or you reside outside the boundaries of this district you may be admitted to practice without a personal appearance upon written request and for good cause shown. Please see Local Rule 83.2.2 for more information.
An admission fee of $176.00 is payable at the time of admission along with an additional fee for a proportionate amount of required triennial dues. The admission fee will increase to $181.00 effective 12/1/2016. Checks should be made payable to Clerk, U.S. District Court. The statement is to be filed and all fees are to be paid at the time of admission.
Here is a breakdown of the total amounts due depending on the year of admission:
|Year of Admission||Total Amount Due||Breakdown of Amount Due|
|2016 (until 11/30/16)||$191.00||$176.00 Admissions Fee + $15.00 Annual Dues|
|2016 (effective 12/1/16)||$196.00||$181.00 Admissions Fee + $15.00 Annual Dues|
|2017||$226.00||$181.00 Admissions Fee + $45.00 Annual Dues|
|2018||$211.00||$181.00 Admissions Fee + $30.00 Annual Dues|
|2019||$196.00||$181.00 Admissions Fee + $15.00 Annual Dues|
|2020||$226.00||$181.00 Admissions Fee + $45.00 Annual Dues|
|2021||$211.00||$181.00 Admissions Fee + $30.00 Annual Dues|
|2022||$196.00||$181.00 Admissions Fee + $15.00 Annual Dues|
These forms may be accessed in this Web site.
Along with the registration statement and fees, a registration form for the courts Electronic Filing System (CM/ECF) must be attached.
Please contact the Intake unit at 504-589-7674 with any questions.