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ECF/PACER Outage on Saturday, March 24, 2018

Please be advised that the Middle District of Pennsylvania's ECF/PACER District Court System will be unavailable on Saturday, March 24 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm due to system maintenance. Please schedule any filings accordingly.

Get the ECF Registration Form or ECF User Manual

Computer-based tutorials from the PACER Service Center (CBTs work best with Internet Explorer and require pop-ups enabled)

Log into the Middle District's ECF live training database (ECF version 5.0) to explore and learn. You may sign in using any login from attorney1 through attorney12. The password is attorney for all test logins.

Notice of Electronic Filing and Free Look

New procedure for issuing a summons in a civil case beginning Monday, December 3, 2012

Important Information Regarding Brief in Opposition Deadline for Motions for Summary Judgment

Creating hyperlinks in WordPerfect documents

Electronic Availability of Transcripts of Court Proceedings

Hyperlinks & Pacer

How E-filers Can Make Chambers Happy

Signatures or other information within a PDF document that won't print

Standing Order 07-1: In RE: Compliance with Electronic Case Filing Registration Requirements

Corporate Disclosure

Important: ECF and PACER users please click here to see important information regarding available written opinions at no cost

Information about

Standing Order 05-6 In RE: Electronic Case Filing Policies & Procedures

Amended Standing Order 94-2 Standing Practice Order: Standing Practice Order in Pro Se Plaintiff Cases Revised 12/2/05, supersedes all prior versions.

Important ECF Notice for Attorneys

Standing Order 04-4: Amendment to Local Rule 5.2 Redaction of Personal Information
Standing Order 04-5: Notice of Electronic Availability of Case File Information
U.S. Courts' Judicial Privacy Policy

For toll-free ECF telephone support, you may call the divisional office nearest to you during regular business hours:

Scranton: 866-263-8479
Harrisburg: 866-333-3261
Williamsport: 866-736-3914