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Attorney Admissions

General Information

Do NOT send payment with your petition. Once admitted, you must pay fees by credit card via CM/ECF.

Please note the court does not hold admission ceremonies. The entire process is handled by mail.

You can request your Certificate of Good Standing or Duplicate Admission Certificate and pay online through CM/ECF. The link is available on Civil menu under Court Fees.

Petitions for Admission to Plead and Practice and Petitions for Admission to Plead and Practice Pro Hac Vice along with the accompanying Certificate of Good Standing should be emailed to nora_paul@gamd.uscourts.gov or mailed to the address below:

US District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Attn Admissions Clerk
PO BOX 128
Macon, GA 31202

Overnight deliveries may be sent to:

US District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Attn Admissions Clerk
475 Mulberry Street Suite 216
Macon, GA 31201

Once your petition is approved, you will receive your CM/ECF login and password via email. There is no need to register for CM/ECF. To pay the admission fee, login to CM/ECF and select Pay Attorney Admissions Fees under the Civil heading.

Contact Nora Paul (478 )752-0725 with questions regarding admission.

Bankruptcy Petitioners: Attorneys requesting admission to practice only in bankruptcy cases must submit a Petition for Admission to the District Court. Payment may be made by check or money order along with the petition or by credit card at @ 478-752-3497. To register for electronic filing in Bankruptcy Court visit www.gamb.uscourts.gov. Please note: Bankrupty court CM/ECF and district court CM/ECF are two separate systems and have separate logins and passwords.

Regular Admissions

If you are a member of the State Bar of Georgia, you may be admitted to this district by completing a Petition for Admission to Plead and Practice. The fee for admission is $205.00. A Certificate of Admission will be mailed to you after your petition is processed.

A Certificate of Good Standing is not required for regular admissions.

PDF  Petition for Admission to Plead and Practice

Pro Hac Vice Admissions

If you are not a member of the State Bar of Georgia and do not maintain an office in Georgia, you must obtain a Certificate of Good Standing from a US District Court where you are admitted to practice. (The Certificate must be issued within 30 days of petition for admission.) State court certificates are NOT accepted. Complete a Petition for Admission to Plead and Practice Pro Hac Vice. The fee for admission is $100.00 per case. For each case in which you appear, you must complete a petition and pay the fee. Out of state attorneys practicing pro hac vice in District Court must associate local counsel.

PDF  Petition for Admission to Plead and Practice Pro Hac Vice

GAMD Federal Bar Search

HTM  Search for members of the GAMD Federal Bar, including date of admission