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Multi-jurisdictional Practice in Connecticut, Part 1

Not every matter requires admission pro hac vice in Connecticut. For those other circumstances, and they are more often than you think, enrollment and notification of multi-jurisdictional practice (“MJP”) to the Connecticut Statewide Bar Counsel is mandatory. See Rule of Professional Conduct 5.5(c). What is MJP? Multi-jurisdictional practice is the[…]

Spotlight: New Haven Federal Court

When you litigate in federal court in Connecticut, you have a 1 in 3 chance of assignment to the Richard C. Lee United States Courthouse in New Haven. It is an impressive edifice located on right on the New Haven Green. Prior to its current service as a courthouse, it[…]

New Form for Pro Hac Vice Applicants Issued

New Form Issued by the Judicial Branch We can thank the Judicial Branch for another form for Connecticut state practice. JD-CL-143, Affidavit of Attorney Seeking Permission to Appear Pro Hac Vice is now available. Since the transition to a nearly 100% e-filing system, the Judicial Branch has promulgated a number of[…]