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Electronic Case Filing Attorney Registration Form. This is a Indiana form and can be use in District Court Federal.
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ECF Registration Form (April 2019) Page 1 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA ELECTRONIC CASE FILING Attorney Registration Form This form is used to register for an account on the Court222s Electronic Case Filing (ECF) system. Attorneys in the Southern District of Indiana are required to file documents using the ECF system and will receive electronic notice of documents issued by the Court or filed by other registered attorneys. Once ECF registration is complete, attorneys who seek to electronically file new civil and miscellaneous cases will need to complete the Electronic Civil Case Opening Training Certification . The following information is required for ECF registration: First/Middle/Last Name: Attorney Bar ID #: State: Firm Name: Firm Address: Voice Phone Number: FAX Phone Number: Primary E-Mail Address: Secondary E-Mail Address(es): Basis for attorney222s request to access the Court222s Electronic Case Filing system (check one): If 223Pro Hac Vice,224 223Government Attorney,224 223MDL Case,224 or 223Appointed by Seventh Circuit,224 please indicate the cause number for which admission is pending or has been granted: Cause Number: By submitting this registration form, the undersigned agrees to abide by all Court rules, orders, and policies and procedures governing the use of the electronic filing system. The undersigned also consents to receiving service of filings via the Court222s electronic filing system. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com ECF Registration Form (April 2019) Page 2 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana 1. This system is for cases in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Admitted attorneys may use the system to file documents electronically for all pending civil and criminal cases in the Southern District of Indiana. Please contact the Clerk222s Office at (317) 229-3700 to schedule training. 2. Every motion and other paper being filed (except exhibits, lists, statements or amendments thereto) must be signed by at least one attorney of record or, if the party is not represented by an attorney, all papers must be signed by the party. An attorney222s ECF login and password serves in part as the filing attorney222s signature, per Fed. R. Civ. P. 5(d)(3)(c) and Fed. R. Cr. P. 49(b)(2)(A). Therefore, an attorney must protect and secure the password issued by the court. If there is any reason to suspect the password has been compromised in any way, it is the duty and responsibility of the attorney to immediately notify the court. The court will immediately delete that password from the electronic filing system and issue a new password. 3. An attorney222s registration does not waive conventional service of paper filings, submit the attorney222s client(s) to the jurisdiction of the Court, or operate as a consent to accept service of documents and orders in actions in which the attorney has not entered an appearance. An attorney222s registration constitutes a waiver in law only of conventional service of electronically filed documents and orders. The attorney agrees to accept, on behalf of the client, service of notice of the electronic filing by hand, facsimile or authorized e-mail. 4. Attorneys must be active members of the bar of this Court or admitted pro hac vice to file documents electronically. Please return this form with original signature to the Clerk222s Office of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. The form may be submitted in .pdf format, via e-mail to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include 223ECF Registration224 and the attorney222s name in the subject line. or a hard-copy may be mailed to: U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana Attn: ECF Registration Processing 46 East Ohio Street, Room 105 Indianapolis, IN 46204 Forms WILL NOT be accepted by facsimile unless it is an emergency, approved by the Clerk or Chief Deputy Clerk. Attorney222s Signature NOTE: The information below will be used to generate a unique Login for use in accessing the ECF system. Please provide a four-digit number that is easy to remember. First Initial of Full Last Name 4 Digit Number First Name American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com