USCA Form 81 "Application for Admission to Practice" - Washington, D.C.

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333 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-2866
Phone: 202-216-7000 | Facsimile: 202-219-8530
FOR COURT USE ONLY
FEE RCVD: ___________
Receipt No.: ___________
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
Receipt Date: __________
TO PRACTICE
FEE WAIVED: __________
NO FEE RCVD: _________
MOTION FOR ADMISSION
MAY IT PLEASE THE COURT:
I move the admission of
,
(Certificate will reflect name as shown here)
whose application is based upon a certificate of admission and good standing to practice before the Bar of
,
(State name of court contained on attached certificate of admission and good standing)
Having examined the credentials submitted, I vouch for the applicant, who in my opinion possesses the qualifications
prescribed by the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and by the Circuit Rules of this Court.
(Typed or printed name of Movant)
(Signature of Movant)
A member of the Bar of the United
States Court of Appeals for the
District of Columbia Circuit
ORDER
It is hereby ORDERED that the foregoing motion for admission is granted.
______________________________
Clerk
NOTE: APPLICATION WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNLESS
ALL REQUIRED SIGNATURES ARE PRESENT AND ALL
QUESTIONS ARE ANSWERED COMPLETELY.
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ISTRICT OF
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333 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-2866
Phone: 202-216-7000 | Facsimile: 202-219-8530
FOR COURT USE ONLY
FEE RCVD: ___________
Receipt No.: ___________
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
Receipt Date: __________
TO PRACTICE
FEE WAIVED: __________
NO FEE RCVD: _________
MOTION FOR ADMISSION
MAY IT PLEASE THE COURT:
I move the admission of
,
(Certificate will reflect name as shown here)
whose application is based upon a certificate of admission and good standing to practice before the Bar of
,
(State name of court contained on attached certificate of admission and good standing)
Having examined the credentials submitted, I vouch for the applicant, who in my opinion possesses the qualifications
prescribed by the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and by the Circuit Rules of this Court.
(Typed or printed name of Movant)
(Signature of Movant)
A member of the Bar of the United
States Court of Appeals for the
District of Columbia Circuit
ORDER
It is hereby ORDERED that the foregoing motion for admission is granted.
______________________________
Clerk
NOTE: APPLICATION WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNLESS
ALL REQUIRED SIGNATURES ARE PRESENT AND ALL
QUESTIONS ARE ANSWERED COMPLETELY.
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1. Name
(First)
(Middle)
(Last)
2. Prefix
3. Place of Birth
4. DOB
(Mr., Mrs., Ms., etc.)
5. Name of Parents:
(a) Mother's maiden name
(b) Father's name
6. Applicant's residence address.
(Street)
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
(Phone)
7. Office address (including street and number and name of law firm or organization) of applicant:
Firm Name:
Address:
(
(FAX)
Phone)
(E-Mail)
8. List all law schools which you have attended, setting forth whatever degree(s) received and date(s) of receipt.
9. List all Bar examinations that you have taken, give the approximate date of each such examination, and
indicate those on which you received a passing grade.
10. Give the DATE of admission and your BAR NUMBER for the courts listed below to which you have been
admitted.Write "NOT ADMITTED'' where appropriate. Indicate whether admission was based upon examination
motion or diploma privilege.
(a) Supreme Court of the United States
(bar #)
(date)
(b) US Court of Appeals for the
Circuit
(bar #)
(date)
(c) US District Court for the
District of
(date)
(bar #)
(d) Highest Court(s) of the State(s) (Territory) of
(date)
(bar #)
(e) District of Columbia Court of Appeals
(bar #)
(date)
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11. Citizenship (set forth name of country)
12. If a naturalized citizen of the United States, state, date and court in which naturalization proceedings took
place.
13. Have you been suspended or disbarred from practice anywhere, or have you been censured or given any
reprimand pertaining to your conduct or fitness as a member of the Bar?
If yes, explain
Yes
No
in full. Use separate sheet if necessary.
14. Has your right to practice before any federal, state or municipal department, bureau, commission, office or
Yes
No
agency of any kind ever been qualified, terminated or withdrawn?
If yes, explain in full.
Use
separate sheet if necessary.
15. (a) Have you been a defendant in any criminal proceeding in which allegations of fraud, misrepresentation
or other dishonesty were made against you?
If yes, explain in full and attach hereto copies
Yes
No
of all court documents relative to the disposition of such proceedings. Use separate sheet if necessary.
(b) Have you been convicted of a criminal charge other than a motor vehicle or traffic violation for which
collateral could be forfeited?
Yes
No
If yes, explain in full and attach hereto copies of all court
documents relative to your charge and conviction. Use separate sheet if necessary.
(c) Have you been a defendant in any civil proceedings, including bankruptcy proceedings, in which
allegations of fraud, misrepresentation or other dishonesty were made against you?
If yes,
Yes
No
explain in full and attach hereto copies of all court documents relative to the disposition of such
proceedings. Use separate sheet if necessary.
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OATH OR AFFIRMATION
I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will conduct myself as an attorney and counselor of this court, uprightly
and according to law; and that I will support the Constitution of the United States.
I,
do hereby subscribe to the foregoing oath (or affirmation) and say that I am the person named in the foregoing
application and that the statements therein set forth are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and
belief.
(Signature of Applicant)
,
Subscribed and sworn (affirmed) before me this
day of
(Notary Seal)
(Signature of Notary or Other Officer Authorized
to Take Oaths and Affirmations)
Title
NOTE:
THE FOLLOWING SHALL BE COMPLETED AFTER THE FOREGOING OATH OR AFFIRMATION HAS BEEN EXECUTED BY APPLICANT.
The following statements are to be completed by applicant's sponsors. They must be either members of the Bar
of this Court or of the Court upon which applicant bases his or her admission. Strike words and phrases within
parentheses as appropriate. A sponsor who is a member of the Bar of this Court may also move the admission
of the applicant by completing and signing the motion on page 1 of this application.
I,
, a member of (the Bar of this Court)(the
Bar of
) have examined the executed personal statement of the
applicant who is personally known to me. (He)(She) possesses all the qualifications required for admission to the
Bar of this Court and I affirm that (his) (her) personal and professional character and standing are good.
_________________
DATE
SIGNATURE OF FIRST SPONSOR
I,
, a member of (the Bar of this Court) (the
Bar of
) have examined the executed personal statement of the
applicant who is personally known to me. (He) (She) possesses all the qualifications required for admission to
the Bar of this Court andI affirm that (his) (her) personal and professional character and standing are good.
_________________
DATE
SIGNATURE OF SECOND SPONSOR
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EXCERPTS FROM RULE 46, CIRCUIT RULES OF THE UNITED STATES
COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
RULE 46. Attorneys; Appearance by Law Student
(a) Appearances. Except as otherwise provided by law, the docketing statement and all papers filed thereafter in this court
must be signed by at least one member of the bar of this court, and only members of the bar of this court may present oral
argument. However, on motion for good cause shown, the court may allow argument to be presented in a case by an
attorney who is not a member of the bar of this court.
(b) Admission. Each applicant for admission to the bar of this court must file with the clerk an application for admission on a
form approved by the court and furnished by the clerk and append an original certificate, executed not more than 60 days
prior to the date of the application, from the court upon which the application is based, evidencing the applicant's
admission to practice before that court and current good standing. Upon the court's grant of an application for admission, the
clerk will mail to the applicant a certificate of admission. Applicants for admission to the bar of this court do not appear in
person for the purpose of taking the oath or affirmation of admission. The fee for admission will be set periodically by order of
the court and must be tendered with the application.
(c) Change of Address. Changes in the address of counsel and pro se litigants must be immediately reported to the clerk in
writing.
(d) Change of Name of Attorney After Admission. Any member of the bar of this court may file with the clerk a certificate
that he or she is engaged in the practice under a new name. The clerk will note such change of name on the roll of attorneys
and on the records of this court.
GENERAL INFORMATION
1. The current fee for admission is $231.00. The attorney admission fee is waived for all attorneys employed by the United
States and its agencies so long as the attorney continues employment with the United States or an agency of the United
States. Upon termination of employment with the United States or an agency of the United States, an attorney wishing to
practice before the Court must reapply for admission by paying the full fee prescribed by order of the Court.
2. Any correspondence relating to this application, and the wall certificate evidencing admission to practice before this court,
will be sent to applicant's business address unless otherwise requested in writing.
3. Endorsements from two sponsors are required on page 4 and applicants are cautioned to sign and to complete the "Oath
or Affirmation" on this page before asking their sponsors to execute the statements of endorsement.
4. A sponsor who completes the endorsement on page 4 hereof may also move the applicant's admission by completing and
signing the motion on page 1 if that sponsor is a member of the bar of this court.
APPLICATION SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
Applications for admission and supporting documents must be filed electronically, along with payment of the admission fee,
using the court's CM/ECF system.
To submit your application electronically and pay using a credit/debit card or electronic check, applicants must first register for
an appellate eFiler account. Once the registration has been approved, log into CM/ECF and choose the Bar Admission
utility to upload and submit PDF copies of your application and supporting documents. Select Pay Now and Submit
Application to complete payment through www.pay.gov. Applicants who qualify for a fee exemption may bypass payment by
selecting an appropriate fee waiver reason.
Applications must be submitted using the eFiler account of the individual seeking admission. Electronically filed documents
containing original signatures, certifications, or seals must be maintained in paper form by the eFiler during the tenure of their
bar membership. Upon request of the court, the filer must provide original documents for review.
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