IMPORTANT: All attorneys of record in a case must register to e-file, regardless of whether they will be e-filing pleadings in the case.
Self-represented participants must first receive permission from the court to electronically file pursuant to Local Rule 5. Self-represented litigants must also read and understand the Guide for Self-Represented Litigants prior to registration. Attorney participants must be in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and be admitted to practice in the Middle District of Georgia. All participants must comply with applicable rules, including the federal rules and the district's local rules.
This system is for use only in cases before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. It may be used to file electronic documents.
An attorney's/participant's password issued by the court combined with the user's login serves as and constitutes the attorney's/participant's signature.
An attorney/participant must protect and secure the password issued by the court. If there is any reason to suspect that the password has been compromised in any way, it is the duty and responsibility of the attorney/participant to immediately notify the court. The court will immediately delete the password from the Electronic Case Filing System and issue a new password.
Registration as a user constitutes:
a). Consent to receive notice electronically where notice is required by statute or rule and waiver of notice by any other means; and
b). Consent to electronic service and waiver of service by any other means, except for original process.
Attorneys must be members in good standing of the bar of this Court, or permitted by statute or Local Rule to appear without being a member of the bar, to file papers electronically.
Within the next business day of submitting your registration, you will receive a login ID and password from the Court.
For questions regarding registration, contact Nora Paul at (478) 752-0725.