For Attorneys

Judge Justin L. Quackenbush Lecture, March 31, 2014

Thrills and Skills XVIII, May 9, 2014

Sealed, Restricted & Ex Parte Quick Reference Sheet

Attorney Civil Case Opening Instructions

Submission of In Camera Documents - New Process Effective March 10, 2014

Wireless Network Acceptable Use Policy

General Order Regarding Use of Electronic Devices During Court Proceedings

Click here to view the general order.

JERS - Jury Evidence Recording System information for attorneys.


Attorney Admissions

Petition for Admission (See below for Pro Hac Vice)

  1. Call our office 509-458-3400
  2. Or write to: Office of the Clerk, United States District Court
    Attn.: Attorney Admissions Clerk
    P.O. Box 1493
    Spokane, WA 99210
  3. Or click here to download it in PDF format. (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

CM/ECF Registration Form

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You must be a member of the Washington State Bar Association in order to petition for admission in the Eastern District of Washington. In addition, your Petition for Admission requires Certificates of Recommendation from two members of the bar of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington.

The filing fee for the Petition for Admission is $201.00.

Once you have filed your petition and paid the filing fee, our Attorney Admissions Clerk will contact you by mail with final instructions on our procedures for getting sworn in.

Should you have any further questions or need to schedule a swearing-in appointment, please call the attorney admission clerk at 509-458-3400.

Pro Hac Vice Admission

There is no application form for pro hac vice admission. The application is submitted in the form of a motion. See Local Rule 83.2(c). The filing fee for an Application to Proceed Pro Hac Vice is $200.00 per attorney, per case.