Members in good standing of the bar(s) of State of Kansas or the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri may contact Attorney Admissions at email@example.com or 913-735-2229 to initiate the admission process and confirm eligibility.
Request enrollment packet, which will be mailed to you. Application forms are not available online.
Complete and return forms and payment
Upon receipt of the required forms, a Certificate of Admission and bar card will be mailed to you.
Request admission in person.
Appear to take the oath of admission at one of the three clerk’s offices, accompanied by a sponsoring attorney who is in good standing with our court.
Attorneys who pass the State of Kansas bar exam can be admitted at the Joint Admission Ceremony held each April and September in Topeka.
A member in good standing of the bar of another state, upon motion made by a member of the bar of this court in good standing, may be admitted for the purpose of a particular case only.
Annual Registration Renewal Requirements: see D. Kan. Rule 83.5.3
Use the Online Attorney Renewal System (OARS) to renew registration or change your status.
Registration renewals accepted from June 1 through the deadline of July 1. Attorneys who fail to renew by September 1 are terminated pursuant to Local Rule 83.5.3 and will be charged a $100 reinstatement fee. Renewal is not required for attorneys admitted on or after January 1 of the current year or admitted pro hac vice.
To maintain active status, pay $25.00 registration fee. OARS accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and debit transactions. Attorneys with pending cases in this court MUST maintain active status. There is no fee to maintain inactive or retired status. There are no penalties or reinstatement fees to return to active status, and it is not necessary to pay previous year’s fees.
Please notify the court with any changes in address or e-mail address. Send notifications to:
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Clerk, US District Court
Attention: Attorney Registration
500 State Ave., Room 259
Kansas City, KS 66101
To request a certificate of good standing