Local Rule 2090-1 Attorneys - Admission to Practice (2014)

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(a) Bar of the Court. The bar of this court consists of attorneys admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Utah under DUCivR 83-1.1(b) and (c).

(b) Participation of an Attorney Admitted to the Local Bar. An attorney admitted to the bar of this court under DUCivR 83-1.1(b) and (c) and must comply with all of the obligations imposed by these Local Rules and other applicable rules and standards, including, without limitation:

(1) The responsibility to be present at all scheduled proceedings in which the attorney intends to participate, including the first meeting of creditors, hearings, pretrial conferences, and trial; and

(2) The responsibility to comply with all applicable rules of this court, including, without limitation, Local Rule 5005-1, 5005-2, and 9073-1.

(c) Other Permitted Appearances.

(1) Permitted appearances by non-admitted attorneys. Attorneys who are not active members of the Utah State Bar but who are active members in good standing of the bar of another state or of the bar of any federal court, may appear for the purpose of attending and participating in a meeting of creditors without leave of the court, but must obtain an order of the court pursuant to L.R. 2090-1(c)(2) for other matters.

(2) Admission Pro Hac Vice. Attorneys who are not active members of the Utah State Bar but who are active members in good standing of the bar of another U.S. jurisdiction or of the bar of any federal court may be admitted in the case by order of the court pursuant to the following procedures:

(A) Applicant must file a written motion for admission pro hac vice made by an active member in good standing of the bar of this court;

(B) The motion must include the case name and number, if any, of all pending cases in this court in which the applicant is an attorney of record;

(C) Unless otherwise ordered by the court, the motion must include the following information: the name, physical address, Utah State Bar identification number, telephone number, and written consent of an active member of the bar of this court.

(D) Attorneys admitted under this rule must comply with all applicable rules of this court, including, without limitation, Local Rule 5005-1, 5005-2 and 9073-1; and

(E) All applicants must also comply with DUCivR 83-1.1(d)(1).

(d) Attorneys for the United States. DUCivR. 83-1.1(e) applies to attorneys representing the United States Government or any agency or instrumentality thereof.

(e) Standards of Professional Conduct. All attorneys practicing before this court, whether admitted as members of the court's bar, admitted pursuant to subsection (b) of this rule, or otherwise permitted by the court, are governed by and must comply with these Local Rules (including the requirement under Local Rule 5072-1(a) to act in a civil and professional manner) and, unless otherwise provided, with the Utah Rules of Professional Conduct, as revised and amended, and the decisions of this court interpreting those rules and standards.

(f) Student Practice. Any eligible law student who desires to enter an appearance in any case or proceeding must file the applicable forms similar to Appendix XI, XII and XII of the District Court Rules of Practice with this court, must be familiar with the Bankruptcy Code, the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and these Local Rules, and must comply with DUCivR 83-1.6 (b), (c), (d) and (e).