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Attorney Admissions PDF Print E-mail

Attorney Admissions


PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION TO PRACTICE IN

EASTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN

 

To apply for admission to practice before the bar of this Court, submit the following:

1.    A FULLY COMPLETED AND SIGNED APPLICATION

a.    Please take the oath on the bottom of the application form before any officer or notary who is authorized to administer same, and have your signature notarized.

b.    Please provide your firm's name, address and telephone number.

2.    PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY

a.    An original Certificate of Good Standing (dated within the last 90 days) from any court in which you have been admitted to practice;

                        OR

b.    An affidavit (dated within the last 90 days) in support of your admission from an attorney who has already been admitted to practice before this Court.

3.    $211 TO COVER OUR ADMISSION FEE

Please make checks payable to Clerk, U.S. District Court

 

Mailing Address:   

 

United States District Court
517 East Wisconsin Avenue
Room 362
Milwaukee, WI 53202

 

CERTIFICATE OF GOOD STANDING

 

To request a Certificate of Good Standing from our Court to be used for Admission to another Court please send the following:

 

1) a letter request with the Attorney’s name & bar number

2) check in the amount of $18.00 per certificate made payable to Clerk, US District Court

3) a self-addressed return stamped envelope

 

Requests are processed & mailed usual the same day they are received.

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ATTORNEYS
Pursuant to General Local Rule 83(c)(2)(D) Any federal government attorney authorized by statute or regulation to appear in a United States district court is admitted to practice before this Court.  If you want to become a registered e-filer in this court, click on the Link to Forms below and complete the ECF registration form.

 

 

Click 'Link to Forms' to download Attorney Admission Forms in PDF Format

Required Attorney Admission Forms:

Application for Admission

Attorney Admission Affidavit

Standards for Professional Conduct

 

The Following Attorney Admission Forms are Also Available:

Attorney Volunteer Card for Civil Cases (Please return volunteer card to the Milwaukee address above)

Civil Appointment Procedures

Criminal Appointment Application

Link to Forms