All filers who are registered to file with this court must follow the steps below to access the NextGen version of CM/ECF.
1. Prior to January 27, 2020, were you already admitted and/or registered to e-file with this Court?
Yes: Proceed to question 2.
No: Review the Attorney Admission page. Pro se filers, please see the Representing Yourself page.
2. Have you already linked your PACER account to your CM/ECF account?
Yes: You are ready to file!
No: Proceed to question 3.
6. Are you appointed to the CJA panel?
Yes: Review the CJA NextGen Instructions (PDF) to ensure you maintain your CJA exemption.
No: You are ready to file!
Once you have completed the above tasks, you will now be able to access the Western District court's e-filing system via PACER.
Admissions and Registration