Pro Hac Vice

Local Rule 83A(e) of the District Court for the District of Puerto Rico states that an attorney who does not reside in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and who is authorized to practice law before the bar of any United States court or of the highest court of any state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Territory of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands or the Virgin Islands of the United States, may apply for permission to appear as attorney of record in a particular case or proceeding after filling out an application, paying a fee of $250.00 per case and designating a member of the bar of the Court as local counsel.

We have worked with multiple attorneys in civil and criminal matters as their local counsel in the District Court of Puerto Rico, assisting them navigate the local-cultural idiosyncrasies of the U.S. Attorney’s Office and local civil law firms. We provide further assistance with local investigators and experts, substitution at court hearings, negotiations and other client matters. We do not abandon our attorneys once they are admitted Pro Hac Vice, we join the representation of the defendant / plaintiff and their team.