Out of State Counsel

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Local Rule 83.20 requires that an attorney must be a member of the bar of the Eastern District of Michigan in order to practice in this Court, with certain limited exceptions. Inquiries regarding admission to the court bar must be directed to the clerk's office at (313) 234-5005. Pro hac vice admission is not permitted. In addition, this Court strictly enforces Local Rule 83.20(f), which provides that any member of the court bar who is not an active member of the State Bar of Michigan must have local counsel.