pro hac vice

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Latin phrase pro hac vi·ce \prō-ˌhäk-ˈwi-ke\

Definition of pro hac vice

  1. :  for this occasion —used for participation in a legal proceeding by an attorney not licensed in the jurisdiction


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pro hac vice

adverb pro hac vi·ce \ˈprō-ˈhak-ˈvī-sē, -ˈhäk-ˈvē-kā\

Legal Definition of pro hac vice

  1. :  for this occasion a motion to admit the attorney pro hac vice as counsel of record — Huff v. State, 622 So. 2d 982 (1993) —used especially when an out-of-state attorney is allowed to practice in a case without the appropriate state bar license

Origin and Etymology of pro hac vice

Latin


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