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Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

Admission Requirements and Application

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Requirements for Admission to Practice in the Northern District of Texas

Note: An attorney who has been admitted to practice in the Northern District of Texas may practice in both district and bankruptcy court.

LR 83.7 and LCrR 57.7 identify the requirements for admission to practice in the Northern District of Texas. These procedures explain the process for becoming admitted to the bar of this court. If you seek permission to appear for one case only, please see the Pro Hac Vice Appearance instructions.


Admission Procedures

Usual Admission Procedures - These procedures should be used by attorneys who do not have a case pending and do not plan to file a case soon in the district or bankruptcy court of the Northern District of Texas.

Temporary Admission Procedures - These procedures may be used by attorneys who have a case pending or are ready to file a case in the district or bankruptcy court of the Northern District of Texas.