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Pro hac vice admission and local counsel
01 Oct

Back to Basics: What is the purpose of local counsel?

By AdminLocal counsel

That local counsel is a requirement of pro hac vice admission is a foregone conclusion for most lawyers. It’s worth returning to the purpose of this requirement occasionally to be reminded that it is more than an administrative hurdle to overcome, or a “tax” on out of state practice. The Kansas courts have stated that the intent of

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pro hac vice admission and local counsel
15 Sep

Would you hire a lawyer on Craigslist?

By AdminLocal counsel

As part of my business of connecting pro hac vice applicants with vetted local counsel, I am always looking for information about how lawyers find one another in this context. You may be as surprised as I was to learn that places like Craigslist, Yahoo Answers, and Elance (now Upwork) regularly have postings seeking local counsel

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Pro hac vice admission and local counsel
15 Jul

Pro hac vice admission and income taxes

By AdminPro hac vice

New York has a long history of seeking income tax payments from non-residents, and the pro hac vice context is the latest example. New York attempted to collect income tax from a retired NY attorney living in Florida, who had been practicing in Florida pro hac vice. The state argued that “because the income was received from Florida

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pro hac vice admission and local counsel
15 Jun

Attorney admissions operate on a continuum

By AdminLocal counsel, Pro hac vice

We are all familiar with three points on the spectrum of attorney admissions: Fully admitted and located within that state, not admitted at all, and conditionally admitted pro hac vice with the assistance of local counsel. What other options are there? A recent article noted that the Local Counsel Collective is one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing 5,000

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Mills & Associates Nevada local counsel
17 Mar

ProHacVice.com welcomes Mills & Associates as Nevada local counsel

By AdminLocal counsel

We are pleased to announce that Michael C. Mills, Esq., of Mills & Associates has joined ProHacVice.com to serve as vetted local counsel in the Nevada state and federal courts. In addition to the widely-read blogs he is known for (check out Nevada Coverage Law for outstanding news and information catering to legal professionals, for example) Mr. Mills is a well-respected trial lawyer

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