When an attorney is not admitted to practice law in a certain jurisdiction, however, he or she is admitted to practice law in a jurisdicition for a particular matter only.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
(proh-hock-vee-chay) Latin meaning "for this one particular occasion." The phrase usually refers to an out-of-state lawyer who has been granted special permission to participate in a particular case, even though the lawyer is not licensed to practice in the state where the case is being tried.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:22 pm