Attorney Information

Attorney Admission Schedule

The next attorney admission ceremony to be held at the Eastern District will occur on the date and time shown below. Please revisit this webpage for any last minute changes in the schedule. The applicant and sponsor should report to the Clerk's Office, Room 2609 (second floor) in Philadelphia thirty (30) minutes prior to the scheduled admission time.

Admission Date Admission Time
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:00 AM


Attorney Admissions Application

The Attorney Admissions Application is available here. Please bring the form with you, with applicant's information completed, on the scheduled attorney admission ceremony date. The form is also available at the front counter of the Office of the Clerk of Court.


Attorney Admission Information

For information concerning attorney admission, please see the FAQs.


Volunteer Attorney Panel Information

For information concerning the Eastern District's Volunteer Attorney Panel program, please contact:

Elaine Battle, Pro Se Law Clerk - Phone: (267) 299-7034 E-mail:

Prisoner Civil Rights Panel Program Description
Plaintiffs' Employment Panel Program Description