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Becoming a Registered CM/ECF User

In order to file documents electronically and to receive e-mail notices of documents that are filed, you must be registered to file electronically, and be trained and certified by the court. Training in any federal court or on-line computer based training meets the training requirements for access.

Step 1:

If you are not already certified to file documents electronically in a federal court, you need to complete the on-line training modules. Attorneys must complete all of the modules in the Electronic Filing for Attorney section.  Creditors must complete all the modules in the Electronic Filing for Creditor section.  Accountants must complete the Filing a Motion module under Electronic Filing for Attorney section.

Step 2:

The Eastern District of Louisiana Bankruptcy Court is now a NextGen Court.  E-Filing is done through PACER.  If you do not already have a PACER account register for one at: https://www.pacer.gov/

Step 3:

If you have e-filed in the Eastern District of Louisiana Bankruptcy Court prior to 2/18/2019 you must link you PACER account to your Louisiana Eastern Bankruptcy CMECF account.  HOW TO LINK YOUR PACER ACCOUNT TO YOUR NEXTGEN CM/ECF ACCOUNT.

If you have NOT e-filed in the Eastern District of Louisiana Bankruptcy Court you must request attorney access to this court through PACER.  HOW TO REQUEST ATTORNEY ACCESS THROUGH PACER.