pro hac vice

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pro hac vi·​ce | \ prō-ˌhäk-ˈwi-ke How to pronounce pro hac vice (audio) \

Definition of pro hac vice

: 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

: for this occasion a motion to admit the attorney pro hac vice as counsel of recordHuff 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

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