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Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee

OPINION 94-101

SUBJECT: May an attorney who has not be licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania appear before a Court or Commission pursuant to the rules of that Court or Commission which does not permit admission pro hac vice?

It is the OPINION of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee that if there are no rules which permit such admission, that Court or Commission is without the ability to authorize the out-of-state attorney to practice law before it.