Iowa Supreme Court is requesting comments on proposed
amendments to Iowa Court Rule 31.14 that specify the requirements to
pro hac vice before Iowa courts. The amendments were proposed by the
Professional Regulation and contain seven provisions. The provisions
include the requirement
that applicants register and pay a $250 pro hac vice fee at the OPR
website. Paying the fee would allow attorneys to file applications for
admission pro hac vice in Iowa
Courts for five years from the date of registration without paying
Background information about the proposed amendments can
be found in these slides
prepared by the OPR. The amended language in Rule 31.14 can be seen here.
Any interested organization, agency or person may submit
comments regarding the proposed amendments. Specific details on how to submit
comments can be found here.
Comments must be received by 4:30 p.m., Dec. 28.