Local Rule 9010.2(a) of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin generally limits practice before this court to attorneys admitted to the District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The procedures for admission to the District Court may be found at www.wied.uscourts.gov.
Motions to appear pro hac vice will not be granted absent special circumstances as determined by the court in its discretion. Attorneys may not be admitted pro hac vice unless the demonstrated that they:
(1) Are in good standing and eligible to practice before the bar of a federal or state court;
(2) Will have only limited or incidental involvement with the case or adversary proceeding in which they seek to appear;
(3) Do not expect to appear or participate in any other case or adversary proceeding before this court; and
(4) Have obtained or will obtain the necessary Electronic Case Filing authorization, as detailed at https://www.wieb.uscourts.gov/training-and-registration.
Counsel seeking to appear pro hac vice must file a Notice of Appearance and Request for Admission Pro Hac Vice [ECF event: Bankruptcy > Notices > Notice of Appearance and Request for Admission Pro Hac Vice] that states the following: the attorney’s name and address; the name of the attorney’s client; by what court(s) the attorney has been admitted to practice; that the attorney is in good standing and eligible to practice in said court(s); whether the attorney has concurrently or within the year preceding made any pro hac vice application in this court; and the name and address of affiliated local counsel, if applicable.
Permission to appear pro hac vice may be revoked, sua sponte, by the judge to whom the case or proceeding is assigned if the judge determines that counsel has failed to satisfy any applicable requirement.