in our jurisdiction on a tempo-
example, a Virginia lawyer with application is not as bad as your
rary basis "if the services arise
a client who is buying a condo permanent application to the South
out of or are reasonably relat-
in South Carolina could handle Carolina Bar (woe is me, just think-
ed to the lawyer's pre-existing
the matter. Id.
representation of a client in
Providing legal services when
ing about that one), but it does require some time to gather it all:
another jurisdiction where the lawyer is admitted to practice."
authorized by federal law or by
other law of the jurisdiction.
A certificate of good standing,
(Rule 4040)) Interviewing potential clients or
Id.; see also S.C. Bar Ethics Adv. Op. 06-07 (opining that lawyer
dated within the last 90 days, from the highest court of the
taking depositions for litigation
whose practice is limited exclu-
District of Columbia or the
expected to be filed either in
sively to cases before the Social
state bar where the applicant
this state or in another jurisdiction if the lawyer is admit-
Security Administration may
regularly practices law
practice in South Carolina even Case caption, case number, tri-
ted-or reasonably expects to be admitted-in the jurisdiction
though not admitted to practice
bunal, and tribunal's address
in this state).
Applicant's residence and
where the matter is to be filed.
office addresses and telephone
See Nathan M. Crystal, Limited What is the process of getting Admission to Practice in and Out- admitted pro hac vice?
Applicant's law firm's name,
side of South Carolina, S.C. Law.
The first step is to complete
address, primary and cell tele-
12-13 (Nov. 2015).
a verified application for admis-
Providing transactional ser-
sion pro hac vice. The form can
vices, such as participation in a be found on the South Carolina
tax matter, with local counsel Supreme Court judicial website.
phone numbers, fax number, and e-mail address
Client's name Date the applicant was admit-
who actively participates in
ted to the state bar where she
the matter. Id. at 14. An out-of- AJ212lication: Gather All Your Per-
state lawyer may provide legal sonal and Professional Information List of all federal and state (and
transactional services without from Everywhere
District of Columbia) courts
local counsel for an existing
The pro hac vice application
where the applicant has ever
client in a jurisdiction in which is not difficult to complete, but it
been admitted and the date
the lawyer is admitted. Id. For requires a lot of information. The