Attorney Admission

All counsel, including counsel appointed pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act, who represent litigants in the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals must be admitted to the bar of the court. Admission requirements are set forth in the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (Fed. R. App. P. 46) and the Tenth Circuit Local Rules (10th Cir. R. 46.2).

The admission fee will be waived for any attorney representing the United States and for attorneys appointed by the court to represent a party to an appeal. A certificate of admission will be issued by the clerk's office and forwarded to counsel.

For instructions, information and to apply for admissions click the link below. Please read the instructions carefully before completing the application form.


Available Downloads and Links

Attorney Admissions Form

How to Submit Your Bar Application Using ECF (Video)

Submitting Your Bar Application Using CM/ECF

Request a Certificate of Good Standing using ECF

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