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Pro Hac Vice Admissions

In accordance with Superior Court Rule 301(a), an Attorney who is not regularly or specially admitted to practice law in the Virgin Islands may be specially admitted, Pro Hac Vice, in the discretion of the judge before whom a particular litigation has been assigned or is pending. This requires a motion of an attorney who is regularly admitted to practice in the Virgin Islands.

An attorney seeking Pro Hac Vice admission:

  • Must be currently in good standing as an active member of the bar of any state or territory of the United States or of any foreign country
  • Can not have suffered any disbarment or suspension of his or her license to practice in any jurisdiction
  • Must have been retained or requested to represent any party in any legal matter in the Virgin Islands
  • Must have paid all appropriate membership dues and licensing fees
Please note that pursuant to Superior Court Rule 301(a)(4), all attorneys who are granted Pro Hac Vice admissions to the Virgin Islands Bar must adhere to the grievance procedures established for the Virgin Islands Bar and shall be subject to the disciplinary and contempt jurisdiction of this Court in the course of practice during their Pro Hac Vice admission, whether such disciplinary action is taken before or after termination or revocation of their admission Pro Hac Vice .


Pro Hac Vice
Admissions
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Main Contact
Physical Address
Elsie-Mae King
Director of Bar Admissions
Superior Court of the
Virgin Islands
Alexander A. Farrelly
Justice Center
2nd Floor, South Wing
Room S211
5400 Veteran's Drive
St. Thomas, VI 00802
Mailing Address
Elsie-Mae King
Director of Bar Admissions
Superior Court of the
Virgin Islands
P.O. Box 70
St. Thomas, VI 00804
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