Obtaining Special Authorization for Out-of-State Attorneys Affiliated with Programs Providing Legals Services to Low-Income Individuals

A member of the Bar of another state who is employed by or associated with an approved legal services program (see list of Approved Legal Services Providers) may practice in this State pursuant to that program pursuant to Rule 19-218.

If you are an out-of-state attorney interested in receiving special authorization, please mail your application and documents required by Rule 19-218(c) along with payment of $10.00 (as a check or money order made out to Clerk, Court of Appeals, or in cash) to:  

Court of Appeals of Maryland
Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building
361 Rowe Boulevard, 4th Floor
Annapolis, MD  21401

For questions, please contact the Clerk's Office at 410-260-1500 or by email at coaclerkofthecourt@mdcourts.gov