Application to Employ

Last Updated:  April 8, 2014

Filing Requirements:

  • Application to Employ

  • Verified Statement or Affidavit of the person being employed.

  • Notice of Motion with 14 day objection period.  Notice is sent to interested parties.

  • Proof of Service

  • No proposed order necessary. (Court will enter text order)

To File Electronically:

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy >  Motions/Applications].

  3. Enter the case number (e.g, xx-xxxxx).

  4. Select [Employ] from the event list.

  5. Skip the Joint Filing screen.

  6. Select the party filer. If the party is not listed (e.g., Creditors' Committee), click on Add/Create New Party.

    Note:  The Attorney/Party Association screen may appear. If your party selection was correct, check the box to create an association.

  7. Enter "y or n" if the notice and proof of service are included with the motion.

    Note:  The motion, notice of motion, and proof of service may be a single PDF; or the Notice, supporting documents, and proof of service may be added as attachments to this document. The motion must be the first document in your PDF.

  8. Enter the date served (Ex. 01/16/2007)

  9. Accept objection date.

  10. Browse to select the Application to Employ (.pdf file).

    Note:  The Verified Statement/Affidavit and Proof of Service may be one pdf document or added as an attachment to this document.

  11. Enter the name of the person to be employed and enter the type of position when prompted.

  12. Modify the text as appropriate.

  13. Verify the final docket text; if correct, click [Next] to submit your document(s).

    Note: The Notice of Electronic Filing displays giving you the document number. Copies of this notice are immediately e-mailed to all participants who receive electronic notification in the case.







    11 U.S.C.: 327
    FRBP:  2014, 6003