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What are the requirements for a non-New Jersey admitted attorney to engage in Multijurisdictional Practice in New Jersey?

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What are the requirements for a non-New Jersey admitted attorney to engage in Multijurisdictional Practice in New Jersey?

Please read New Jersey Rule of Professional Conduct 5.5(b) and (c) and Rule 1:21-1(a) to see if you qualify. If so, complete the form for Designation of Supreme Court Clerk for Service of Process for Multi-Jurisdictional Practice. Send a check for $212, payable to New Jersey Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection, together with the original and two copies of the completed downloaded form to:

Heather Joy Baker
 

Supreme Court Clerk's Office
Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex
P.O. Box 970
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0970


The Clerk's office will forward the materials to the New Jersey Lawyers' Fund, which will return a stamped copy of the form to you for your files. If more detailed information is needed, please contact the  Supreme Court Clerk's Office at 609-815-2955

For questions about payment, please call the  NJ Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (Hotline)  at  855-533-3863