2014-1. APPLICATION TO EMPLOY PROFESSIONAL.
2014-1. APPLICATION TO EMPLOY PROFESSIONAL.(a) COUNSEL FOR CHAPTER 11 AND 12 DEBTORS. Debtors in chapter 11 or 12 cases who are to be represented by counsel shall submit an application to retain such counsel or to substitute counsel in accordance with Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2014(a), together with a declaration of the attorney and the proposed order.
(b) OTHER PROFESSIONALS. The application for employment of other professionals, including employment of an agent or broker for the sale or lease of estate property or a professional manager or management corporation, shall conform to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2014(a).
(c) DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. Any applications to employ professionals shall include a copy of the Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2016(b) disclosure statement, if applicable, and a copy of any retainer agreement, guarantee, or security agreement.
(d) NOTICE TO AND STATEMENT OF UNITED STATES TRUSTEE. Service on the United States Trustee of the application to employ counsel or other professionals including appraisers, auctioneers, agents, and brokers by a debtor-in-possession or trustee is governed by Local Bankruptcy Rule 9034-1.