Sample Limited Appearance Southern District of Florida

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA

Case No. ____BCiv or CrB(USDJ’s last name/USMJ’s last name)

A.B.,

Plaintiff,

vs.

C.D.,

Defendant.
___________________________/

MOTION FOR LIMITED APPEARANCE, CONSENT TO
DESIGNATION AND REQUEST TO ELECTRONICALLY RECEIVE
NOTICES OF ELECTRONIC FILINGS

In accordance with Local Rule 4.B of the Special Rules Governing the Admission and Practice of Attorneys of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the undersigned respectfully moves for the admission of (name of attorney seeking limited appearance), of the law firm of (name of firm, address, and telephone number of attorney), for purposes of limited appearance as co-counsel on behalf of (name of party being represented) herein, in the above-styled case only, and pursuant to Rule 2B, Southern District of Florida, CM/ECF Administrative Procedures, to permit (name of attorney seeking limited appearance) to receive electronic filings in this case, and in support thereof states as follows:
1. (name of attorney seeking limited appearance) is not admitted to practice in the Southern District of Florida and is a member in good standing of the (name of bar of which attorney is a member and name of district court).
2. Movant, (name of attorney admitted to the Southern District of Florida and who is authorized to file through the Court’s electronic filing system), Esquire, of the law firm of (name of firm, address, and telephone number of Movant), is a member in good standing of The Florida Bar and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, maintains an office in this State for the practice of law, and is authorized to file through the Court’s electronic filing system. Movant consents to be designated as a member of the Bar of this Court with whom the Court and opposing counsel may readily communicate regarding the conduct of the case, upon whom filings shall be served, who shall be required to electronically file all documents and things that may be filed electronically, and who shall be responsible for filing documents in compliance with the CM/ECF Administrative Procedures. See Section 2B of the CM/ECF Administrative Procedures.
3. In accordance with the local rules of this Court, (name of attorney seeking limited appearance) has made payment of this Court’s $75 admission fee. A certification in accordance with Rule 4B is attached hereto.
4. (name of attorney seeking limited appearance), by and through designated counsel and pursuant to Section 2B, Southern District of Florida, CM/ECF Administrative Procedures, hereby requests the Court to provide Notice of Electronic Filings to (name of attorney) at email address: (attorney’s email address).
WHEREFORE, (designated member of this Court’s bar) moves this Court to enter an Order permitting (name of attorney seeking limited appearance) to appear before this Court on behalf of (name of party being represented) for all purposes relating to the proceedings in the above-styled matter and directing the Clerk to provide notice of electronic filings to (name of attorney seeking limited appearance).
Dated: ________________ Respectfully submitted,

____________________________
Typed Name of Designated Member of this Court’s Bar
Fla. Bar ID No.
Attorney E-mail Address
Law Firm Name
Street Address
City, State, Zip Code
Telephone: (xxx)xxxBxxxx
Facsimile: (xxx)xxxBxxxx
Attorneys for Plaintiff/Defendant [Party’s Name(s)]

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA

Case No. ____BCiv or CrB(USDJ’s last name/USMJ’s last name)

A.B.,

Plaintiff,

vs.

C.D.,

Defendant.
___________________________/

CERTIFICATION OF (NAME OF ATTORNEY SEEKING LIMITED APPEARANCE)
(name of attorney seeking limited appearance), Esquire, pursuant to Rule 4B of the Special Rules Governing the Admission and Practice of Attorneys, hereby certifies that (1) I have studied the Local Rules of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; and (2) I am a member in good standing of (name of bar of which attorney is a member and name of district court).

__________________________________
Typed Name of Attorney Seeking Limited Appearance

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Motion for Limited Appearance. Consent to Designation and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filings was served by [specify method of service] on [date] on all counsel or parties of record on the service list.

____________________________
Attorney Name

Case No. ____BCiv or CrB(USDJ’s last name/USMJ’s last name)

SERVICE LIST

Attorney Name Attorney Name
Attorney EBmail Address Attorney EBmail Address
Firm Name Firm Name
Street Address Street Address
City, State, Zip Code City, State, Zip Code
Telephone: (xxx)xxxBxxxx Telephone: (xxx)xxxBxxxx
Facsimile: (xxx)xxxBxxxx Facsimile: (xxx)xxxBxxxx
Attorneys for Plaintiff/Defendant Attorneys for Plaintiff/Defendant
[Party’s Name(s)] [Party’s Name(s)]

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA

Case No. ____BCiv or CrB(USDJ’s last name/USMJ’s last name)

A.B.,

Plaintiff,

vs.

C.D.,

Defendant.
___________________________/

ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR LIMITED APPEARANCE OF
(NAME OF ATTORNEY SEEKING LIMITED APPEARANCE),
CONSENT TO DESIGNATION AND REQUEST TO ELECTRONICALLY
RECEIVE NOTICES OF ELECTRONIC FILINGS

THIS CAUSE having come before the Court on the Motion for Limited Appearance of (name of attorney seeking limited appearance) and Consent to Designation, requesting, pursuant to Rule 4B of the Special Rules Governing the Admission and Practice of Attorneys in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, permission for a limited appearance of (name of attorney seeking limited appearance) in this matter and request to electronically receive notice of electronic filings. This Court having considered the motion and all other relevant factors, it is hereby
ORDERED and ADJUDGED that:
The Motion for Limited Appearance, Consent to Designation and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filings is GRANTED. (Name of attorney granted limited appearance) is granted to appear and participate in this action on behalf of (name of party being represented). The Clerk shall provide electronic notification of all electronic filings to

Case No. ____BCiv or CrB(USDJ’s last name/USMJ’s last name)

(name of attorney granted limited appearance) at (attorney’s email address).
DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers at __________________, Florida this _________ day of ____________________________.

__________________________________
United States District Judge

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