pro hac vice

Latin phrase

pro hac vi·​ce prō-ˌhäk-ˈwi-ke How to pronounce pro hac vice (audio)
: for this occasion
used for participation in a legal proceeding by an attorney not licensed in the jurisdiction

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Legal Definition

pro hac vice

pro hac vi·​ce
ˈprō-ˈhak-ˈvī-sē, -ˈhäk-ˈvē-kā
: 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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