04 NCAC 24C .0303 ADMISSION OF OUT-OF-STATE ATTORNEY TO APPEAR BEFORE APPEALS REFEREE
(a) Pursuant to G.S. 84-4.1, attorneys residing in and licensed to practice law in another state may seek to be admitted to practice before DES to represent a client.
(b) An out-of-state attorney seeking to practice before DES, or the North Carolina attorney with whom the out-of-state attorney associates pursuant to G.S. 84-4.1(5), shall file a motion with the Chief Appeals Referee that complies with the requirements of G.S. 84-4.1.
(c) A proposed Order Permitting Out-Of-State Attorney to Appear Pro Hac Vice, found on DES's website, shall be provided to the Chief Appeals Referee with the motion.
(d) Following review of the motion, the Chief Appeals Referee shall issue an order granting or denying the motion.
(e) Pro hac vice admission granted to practice before an Appeals Referee shall allow continued representation before the Board of Review and all administrative proceedings regarding the same matter. The Chief Appeals Referee has the discretionary authority to deny a motion for pro hac vice admission even if the motion complies with the requirements of G.S. 84-4.1.
(f) Upon receipt of an order granting a motion for pro hac vice admission to practice before an Appeals Referee, the admitted out-of-state attorney or the associated North Carolina attorney shall pay the fees required by G.S. 84-4.1 to the North Carolina State Bar and General Court of Justice, and file a statement with the Chief Appeals Referee documenting payment of the fees and the submission of any pro hac vice admission registration statement required by the North Carolina State Bar. A copy of the motion, Order, registration statement, and documentation reflecting payment of the fees shall be provided to the Appeals Referee to be included in the official hearing record.
History Note: Authority G.S. 84-4.1; 96-4; 96-17;
Eff. July 1, 2018.