Attorneys must be admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming in order to appear before the court in any case or gain access to the ECF filing system for this District. Attorneys seeking regular admission now apply for admission and upload the appropriate petition through the PACER website.
Petition for Admission to Plead and Practice
(Local Rule 84.2(a))
Attorneys may be admitted by Petition if they are admitted and in good standing with the Wyoming Supreme Court. Once admitted by Petition and payment of the fee is received, the attorney may appear in any case in the district by filing a Notice of Appearance in ECF. Attorneys admitted by petition have full admission status. The fee for this admission is Two Hundred Thirty-eight Dollars ($238.00). A Certificate of Admission will be mailed to you after your petition is processed and your payment is received. E-filing for this Court will be automatically activated.
Pro Hac Vice
(Local Rule 84.2(b))
If you are not a member of the State Bar of Wyoming but are a member in good standing of a Federal District Court elsewhere, you may seek to be admitted Pro Hac Vice to any existing case in the District of Wyoming. Attorneys seeking pro hac admission must seek admission pro hac vice based upon a written motion made by a member of the Bars of the State of Wyoming and of this Court as set forth in the Local Rules. Attorneys admitted pro hac vice have admission status on a per case basis. The fee for this admission is One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per attorney, per case.
*NOTE – If you have previously appeared in the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, please skip the instructions in the link below and file an Entry of Appearance (Pro Hac Vice) instead.
For any questions about the attorney admissions process or types of admission, please contact the Office of the Clerk of Court at WYD_Atty_Admissions@wyd.uscourts.gov by phone at (307) 433-2120 or (307) 232-2620.
If you or your staff is interested in attending a training regarding opening new civil cases please contact Crystal at 307-232-2620.
If you or your staff are interested in attending a training regarding Central Sign-On and Attorney Admissions procedures, please contact Abby or Zac at 307-433-2120.