THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO PRACTICE
FULL NAME: _______________________________________________________________________ BUSINESS ADDRESS (include firm name):_________________________________________________
CITY: ____________________________ STATE: _______________________ ZIP: ____________ OFFICE TELEPHONE: (_____)___________________ DATE OF BIRTH: ______/______/______
DATE ADM ITTED TO N.C. BAR: _____/______/______ N.C. BAR NO. ________________________
E-M AIL ADDRESS (required): ________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________ Signature of Applicant
You must pay a fee of $250 by cash, check or money order made payable to Clerk, U.S. District Court and comply with Local Rule 83.1 as outlined in Options 1 or 2 below:
OPTION #1 (for attorneys not already admitted to the Eastern or Middle Districts of North Carolina):
_____ I certify that I have established an ECF account with the Western District of N.C. (Link to ECF attorney registration form) or have been granted exemption from same. _____ I will take the prescribed Oath for Admission before the Court upon motion of a member of the Bar of this Court in open court or upon appearance before the court with signed Motion for Admission. To schedule an appointment to be administered the Oath of Admission please
contact the the Clerk's Office as follows & please bring your completed application form when you appear to take the oath. Asheville Division: To schedule an appointment to be sworn in the Asheville contact Becky Ponder at (828)771-7210.
Charlotte Division: The Judges in the Charlotte Division have designated the Clerk or in his absence the Chief Deputy Clerk, to administer the oath to attorneys in the Clerk's Office, rather than formally in open court. Please contact Terry Leitner in the Clerk's Office at (704)350-7416 to schedule an appointment. Statesville Division: To schedule an appointment to be sworn in the Statesville Division, contact Susan Johnson at (704)883-1002.
OPTION #2 (for attorneys already admitted to either the Eastern or Middle Districts of North Carolina):
_____ I certify that I have established an ECF account with the Western District of N.C. (Link to ECF attorney registration form) or have been granted exemption from same; and, _____I am a member in good standing with either the Eastern or Middle Districts of North Carolina and am attaching a copy of my certification of admission or certificate of good standing from either of the aforementioned districts.
Please mail or hand-deliver your completed application form to: Frank G. Johns, Clerk U.S. District Court Rm. 210, 401 W. Trade Street Charlotte, NC 28202
Court use only:
Option 1/Oath administered:____/____/____ Option 2/Paperwork received____/____/____ Certificate mailed:____/____/____ Attorney data updated:____/____/____
Option 1 Forms: MOTION FOR ADMISSION
The undersigned, ______________________________, a member of the bar of the United States District Court for the Western District of N.C., does hereby move that the foregoing applicant be admitted to practice as an attorney of this court, this _____ day of ________________, ________. ______________________________________ Name of Movant _______________________________________ Signature of Movant
OATH OF ADMISSION
I do solemnly swear that I am a member in good standing of the North Carolina State Bar entitled to practice law in the courts of general jurisdiction of the State of North Carolina, and I do further solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, and bear true faith and allegiance to the same and that I will demean myself as an attorney and officer of this court in accordance with the Canons of Ethics of the North Carolina State Bar and American Bar Association, and according to law. I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, so help me God. Oath Administered by:
_________________________________ Judicial Officer
______________________________________ Deputy Clerk
This _____ day of __________________ , 2008.