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NextGen CM/ECF is HERE 2/22/2022

Friday, February 11, 2022

1) ATTORNEYS WILL NEED TO OBTAIN THEIR OWN INDIVIDUAL PACER ACCOUNTS.
All users who file electronically must have an individual PACER account.  This account will remain with you even if you move to another organization.  To obtain a new PACER account or upgrade an existing PACER account, please visit www.pacer.gov. Shared PACER accounts will not be able to be used by filing attorneys once the court has upgraded.  For detailed instructions on upgrading your individual PACER account review this document, (Upgrading your PACER account)

2) ATTORNEYS WILL NEED TO KNOW THEIR CURRENT CM/ECF LOGIN AND PASSWORD.
If you do not know your login or password, please contact our CM/ECF helpdesk at cmecfhelpdesk@akd.uscourts.gov to request a password reset.  When emailing the request, please provide your bar number for account verification.

3) ATTORNEYS WILL NEED TO LINK THEIR CM/ECF ACCOUNT TO PACER.

Please follow the steps in the attached document (Linking Your Account) to link your CM/ECF account your individual PACER account.  This is the final step in securing your NextGen account!

FOR MORE INFORMATION on the improvements and the upgrade process, please click https://pacer.uscourts.gov/file-case/get-ready-nextgen-cmecf.  Any questions may be e-mailed to the CM/ECF helpdesk at cmecfhelpdesk@akd.uscourts.gov.