In Section XI of the form for admission Pro Hac Vice, the Northern District of Texas requires all applicants to certify that “Applicant has read Dondi Properties Corp. v. Commerce Savs. & Loan Ass’n, 121 F.R.D.284 (N.D. Tex. 1988) (en banc), and the local civil rules of this court and will comply with the standards of practice adopted in Dondi and with the local civil rules.”  A PDF of the opinion is below.


Read more about the Dondi opinion on the Northern District of Texas website as well as the admission requirements for attorneys in the Northern District of Texas.

Interested in the local counsel and admission requirements for other Texas federal courts, read Local Counsel Requirements – Northern District of TexasLocal Counsel Requirements – Eastern District of Texas, Local Counsel Requirements – Western District of Texas, and Local Counsel Requirements – Southern District of Texas.


See our Local Counsel Texas page for additional information about our Local Counsel practice and the requirements of other federal courts in Texas.