US District Court • Southern District of New York

Attorney Services


Statement of Discipline

Ceremonial Swearing-In

Fees

Attorney Services Forms

Notice of Change
of Address

Order for Attorney Name Change

Pro Hac Vice

New applicants to the bar are expected to be familiar with Local Civil Rule 1.3, Admission to the Bar.

In accordance with Local Civil Rule 1.3, new applicants to the Bar are directed to file an application on-line at www.pacer.gov, attach a pdf of the attorney admission application, their certificate(s) of good standing, and their sponsor's affidavit. Please carefully read the instructions on the PACER form.

Our Attorney Admission Application

Waiver Of Admission From
The Eastern District Of New York

Applicants to the bar are expected to be familiar with Local Rule 1.3, Admission to the Bar and, must complete an on-line petition for admission at www.pacer.gov, attach a pdf of the attorney admission application and your certificate of good standing from the Eastern District of New York, issued within the last 30 days. An affidavit is required and must be attached to your on-line petition.

Note:

Attorneys waiving in from the EDNY do not need to attend the ceremony

Ceremonial Swearing-In

Applicants may choose to be sworn-in either in New York or White Plains.

The following information is for New York only:

A ceremony is held before a U.S. District Judge or U.S. Magistrate Judge. Persons sponsoring the admission of an attorney may, and is encouraged to appear but are no longer required to do so. Attorneys wishing to reschedule a ceremony may do so by emailing Attorney Services at helpdesk@nysd.uscourts.gov.

The following information is for White Plains only:

In White Plains, admissions to the bar will be heard on a schedule to be published annually. A ceremony is held before a U.S. District Judge or U.S. Magistrate Judge. Persons sponsoring the admission of an attorney may, and is encouraged to appear but are no longer required to do so. Please call (914) 390-4010 if you need an adjournment.