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Enroll in the Court sponsored ECF training  and master the skills needed to file documents electronically.  The Court offers training on Electronic Case Filing through three delivery options.  Choose the delivery option that is just right for you.

 If you prefer a classroom environment that includes an instructor, choose Classroom Instructor-Led Training (CIT). Click on the course name to view the description and training schedule for that course. 

But if you prefer independent self-paced learning, choose the Web-Based Tutorials (WBT).  The Web-Based Tutorials may be viewed through any internet browser.  

Whether you choose classroom training or self-paced learning, you will receive expert instruction on Electronic Case Filing that can be applied as soon as you receive your ECF user id and password.

Classroom Instructor-Led Training (CIT)
ECF Basic Civil Docketing & Spreading Text and Effects Docketing for Attorneys
To view the next training date for this course, click the Schedule button, Click on the course materials icon, to view document. To enroll now, click enroll. Duration Course
Materials
2.5 hours  
 

This instructor-led course provides hands-on experience in spreading text and effects while docketing to Miscellaneous and Multi-District Litigation cases that have designated ECF cases. Spreading text allows the Attorney User to copy the docket text of the filing from the Master Docket to the Associated Cases. Spreading effect allows the Attorney User to copy the effects of the filing (flags, schedules, party/attorney additions) from the Master Docket to the Associated cases. Learn how to:

  • file in the Master Docket Only
  • file in the Master Docket and One Specific Action
  • file in the Master Docket and Specific Action
  • file in the Master Docket and All actions:

Also learn how which documents are not suited for spreading text and effects

 
Module 1: File in the Master Docket Only
Module 2: File in the Master Docket and One
Module 3: File in the Master Docket and Specific Actions
Module 4: File in the Master Docket and All Actions
Module 5: Do not Spread Document List
 
ECF Basic: Civil Docketing
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