§ 81.502. Scope.

 (a)  An attorney, barrister or advocate who is qualified to practice in the courts of another state or of a foreign jurisdiction may be specially admitted to the bar of this Commonwealth for purposes limited to a particular case. Admission pro hac vice shall not be required in order to participate in a case solely as amicus curiae.

 (b)  An attorney admitted pro hac vice shall not be authorized to act as attorney of record for any case in this Commonwealth. The attorney should refer to the Pennsylvania Bar Admission Rules.

 (c)  Appearance before a Pennsylvania court by a foreign attorney is deemed to commence with the attorney’s first appearance in a Pennsylvania court with respect to a particular case, and shall continue until final determination of that case, including appellate review, or until issuance of an order permitting the foreign attorney to withdraw.


   The provisions of this §  81.502 amended October 30, 2013, effective in 30 days, 43 Pa.B. 6762. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (352439).

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