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2014-2 Employment of Trustee as Attorney or Accountant for the Estate

(a)   A trustee's ex parte application to act as attorney or accountant for the estate pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §327(d) shall include:
(1)      the petition date;
(2)      a detailed description of the legal or accounting services to be performed by the applicant, and a representation that employment is requested only for legal or accounting services beyond duties imposed on trustees by statute or jurisprudence;
(3)      the proposed basis of compensation; and
(4)      an affidavit or unsworn declaration under penalty of perjury pursuant to 28 USC §1746 confirming that the contents of the application are true and correct.
(b)   The applicant shall submit with the application, pursuant to Local Rule 9013-5, a proposed order conforming to Local Form 5, except that orders on applications to retain the attorney on a contingency fee agreement shall disclose the material terms of the fee agreement.
(c)   The applicant shall serve the application and the proposed order on the debtor, debtor's attorney and the United States Trustee, and file a certificate of service complying with Local Rule 9013-4.