Employ Special Counsel (by attorney who is not Debtor's Bankruptcy attorney)

  1. Select Bankruptcy
  2. Select Motions/Applications from the Pleadings category
  3. Enter the case number. Click Next. Note: Ensure the correct case name and number match the document you are filing.
  4. Select the Employ event. Click Next.
  5. Check the box next to “Joint filing with another attorney,” if applicable. Click Next.
  6. Click Add/Create Party link.  You will add yourself as a Party and choose Role of Special Counsel.
  7. Select your name from the Party list. Click Next.
  8. Important warning will appear. Click Next
  9. Professional to be employed- select Special Counsel
  10. Another warning will appear. Click Next.
  11. Browse, verify, and attach the document (PDF file).  If uploading attachment(s), click the “Yes” radio button next to attachments to document.  Click Next.  If there are no attachments, skip to Step 13.
  12. Attach supporting documents, if applicable. Click Next.
  13. Add the exact pleading title in the docket text box (if differs from docket text). Submitting this screen commits the transaction. You will have no further opportunity to modify the submission if you continue.  Click Next.