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CM/ECF Registration forms received after June 25, 2020 will NOT be processed. Registrations received after that date need to be processed through PACER as the Middle District of PA will be going live on NextGen on June 29, 2020. Please click on the NextGen tab above for more information.

Get an individual PACER account, if you don't already have one, at PACER.USCOURTS.gov.

Get the ECF User Manual

Computer-based tutorials from the PACER Service Center.

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 Pay.gov

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

Important Notice to Attorneys RE: Entry of Appearance and Withdrawal of Appearance on Cases in ECF

 

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