Adding/Removing Filing Agent

Last Updated: July 6, 2015

See ECF Administrative Procedures

Adding A Filing Agent to Attorney ECF Account:

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Utilities] on the ECF menu bar.

  3. Select [Maintain Your ECF Account].

  4. Click [More User Information].

  5. Enter the last name of the Filing Agent that you will link to your account.

  6. Click magnifying glass to do a search. A pop-up box will display. If the correct person is listed here, choose that Filing Agent by clicking the Select Box.

  7. Click [Return to Account Screen] box.

  8. Click [Submit] and Click [Submit] again.

Removing A Filing Agent from Attorney ECF Account:

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Utilities] on the ECF menu bar.

  3. Select [Maintain Your ECF Account].

  4. Click [More User Information].

  5. The Filing Agents box will display with all filing agents associated with your account.

  6. Uncheck the box to remove a Filing Agent.

  7. Click [Return to Account Screen] box.

  8. Click [Submit] and Click [Submit] again.

Changing Agents:

  • If a Filing Agent files on behalf of several attorneys, the agent will receive a drop down box to select the attorney the agent is filing on behalf of.

  • Once a filing agent logs into CM/ECF, the agent will have the capability to switch between the attorneys the agent is associated with by clicking on the icon next to the attorney's name on the top left side of the screen.