At Roberts & Harris, P.C., our skilled civil litigation attorneys in North Carolina are dedicated to extending our legal experience to out-of-state attorneys who are seeking local counsel for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina Camp Lejeune cases.

Like most federal courts, the Eastern District of North Carolina is very particular about court appearance rules for Pro Hac Vice Counsel, including Rule 83.1. Rule 83.1(f), which states that “local counsel shall attend all court proceedings unless excused by the court.”

If you are an out-of-state attorney seeking Camp Lejeune cases, here is what you need to know about partnering with Pro Hac Vice Counsel in North Carolina.

Pleadings Service and Attendance by Local Counsel in Cases Where Out-of-State Attorneys Appear by Special Appearance

Pleadings and other documents filed in a case where an attorney appears who is not admitted to the bar of this court shall contain the individual name, firm name, address, and phone number of both the attorney making a special appearance under this local rule and the associated local counsel.

As part of making an appearance in every case, an attorney also shall file contemporaneously a client disclosure statement in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 7.1 and Local Civil Rule 7.3. The service of all pleadings and notices as required shall be sufficient if served only upon the associated local counsel. Local counsel shall attend all court proceedings unless excused by the court.

Contact Our Experienced Camp Lejeune Local Counsel in North Carolina Today

If you are an out-of-state attorney who is soliciting Camp Lejeune cases, Roberts & Harris, P.C. has the skill, experience, and resources your law firm needs to represent clients in the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Mr. Harris has successfully litigated TCE and other water contamination cases involving volatile organic chemicals, and Mr. Roberts has a background in chemical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, providing a thorough understanding of the science behind the chemical contamination that occurred at Camp Lejeune. This knowledge gives out-of-state attorneys the civil litigation experience they need to pursue results inside and outside federal courtrooms in North Carolina.

Contact the skilled North Carolina Pro Hac Vice Counsel at Roberts & Harris, P.C., today at (919) 249-5006 or online to establish a partnership with a reputable and experienced law firm that delivers end-to-end legal solutions.

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