Limited Admission/Pro Hac Vice

Except as otherwise provided in Idaho Bar Commission Rule (IBCR) 227,PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader only active members of the Idaho State Bar may enter appearances for a party, sign stipulations or receive payment or enter satisfaction of judgment, decree, or order in Idaho.

Attorneys who are not active members of the Idaho State Bar may petition an Idaho court for permission to appear pro hac vice pursuant to IBCR 227.

Original motions are to be filed with the Idaho court with copies served to all parties to the action. Contact the appropriate county or state court for information on filing requirements (fees, number of copies, etc.)

Submit the following to the Idaho State Bar at PO Box 895, Boise, ID 83701:

  • One copy of the motion.
  • $325 fee for each applying attorney requesting limited admission.
  • A current original certificate of good standing for each applying attorney.

The motion must include:

  • Name, address, phone number, email address and bar number for each applying attorney.
  • A complete list of all matters in which applying attorney has previously been admitted to under this rule.

The Idaho State Bar maintains a record of all limited admission motions as a public record, and shall promptly provide such record, upon request, to any judge seeking to know whether the applicant has previously sought limited admission.

Attorneys who wish to be admitted pro hac vice in the U.S. District Court of Idaho or other federal courts in Idaho are not subject to IBCR 227 and should contact the appropriate federal court to obtain information on their pro hac vice requirements.

Please review the Pro Hac Vice Information Sheet PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader if you have questions regarding pro hac vice admission.>

Questions concerning the requirements of IBCR 227 PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader should be directed to Maureen Ryan Braley, Director of Admissions, or Belinda Brown at (208) 334-4500.

Questions concerning filing the original motion should be directed to the appropriate court.

PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader Get Acrobat Reader