Attorney Admissions

Effective October 9, 2018
All petitions for admission must be processed through PACER.
Please follow the below instructions regarding requirements and then go to to apply for admission.

Attorneys may apply for regular admission to the Eastern District of New York, or may apply for pro hac vice admission on a particular case in whole or in part.
Please see the individual instructions below for the type of admission you seek.


Regular Attorney Admission


Petition for Regular Attorney Admission



Pro Hac Vice Admission


Petition for Pro Hac Vice Admission 




Local Rule 1.3

Certificate of Good Standing Request

Sponsoring Affidavit

PACER Instructions for Requesting Attorney Admission

PACER Instructions for Requesting Attorney Admission (PHV/MDL/Federal)


For assistance with attorney admissions, please call (718) 613-2285 (Brooklyn) or (631) 712-6030 (Central Islip).