United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Claudia Wilken, Chief Judge

Richard W. Wieking, Clerk of Court

Are You Admitted To Practice In This Court?

Under Civil Local Rule 11-1, an attorney must be a member of the bar of the Northern District of California in order to practice in this Court. Attorneys for the United States and attorneys admitted pro hac vice are the excepted from this rule. An attorney permitted to practice pro hac vice may only appear and e-file in the case(s) for which pro hac vice permission has been granted.

YES.  I am a member of the bar of this Court OR have been granted permission to practice pro hac vice. I'm ready to register for ECF now.

NOT YET.  I need to apply to become a member of the bar of this Court. Take me to the attorney admission page.

NOT YET.   I need to apply to for permission to appear pro hac vice. Take me to the pro hac vice application page.