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Eastern District of Texas

Judge Rodney Gilstrap, Chief Judge
David A. O'Toole, Clerk of Court

How to File and Electronic Application to Appear - Pro Hac Vice

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Before attempting to docket an Application to Appear Pro Hac Vice electronically, you must complete the application on our website and click on the Email button to forward your application for approval. Once approved, the clerk will email to you your new Login and Password so that you will be able to electronically file your application and pay the $100 fee on line. If you already have a login and password, you will still need to wait for approval email from the clerk before filing your electronic application.

Complete the Pro Hac Vice Application Form and click Email. After you receive your email from the clerk with your login and password, proceed to Step 1 to docket.


Step 1: Log into CM/ECF with your assigned login and password

Step 2: Click on the Civil link located at the top of the screen inside the blue bar.

Step 3: Click on Notices under the Other Filings heading.

Step 4: Click on Notice of Attorney Appearance - Pro Hac Vice Event, click Next