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Attorney Filers for CM/ECF

Attorneys filing federal court records electronically or being admitted to practice at a court must first register for a PACER account. This will give attorneys access to view case information and documents. Courts are using one of two versions of CM/ECF – NextGen or CurrentGen.

  • NextGen CM/ECF: Register through this site for a PACER account if the court you want to file in uses NextGen CM/ECF. First time users will be prompted to register for a PACER account and then select to apply for attorney admissions or electronic filing registration available for the selected court.
  • CurrentGen CM/ECF: First you need to register for a PACER account. Then, register directly with each district and/or bankruptcy court who uses CurrentGen CM/ECF.

Visit the main PACER website ( for more information on attorney filers registering for an account