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CM / ECF - NEXTGEN Administration Announcements

  New   Linking Legacy CM/ECF Credentials to Upgraded Pacer Account.pdf


  • The conversion was completed on Monday, September 10, 2018, and the NEXTGEN CM/ECF System is now live.



Effective September 10, 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has implemented the Next Generation (NextGen) of Case Management Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) system.

Three major benefits of the new software are:

1) removal of the Java-plugin,
2) a single user name and password for PACER and electronic filing in all NextGen courts, and
3) an enhanced user interface.


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ACTION REQUIRED:

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All CM/ECF users who wish to E-File on or after September 10, 2018 must complete a prerequisite.


INDIVIDUAL PACERT ACCOUNT:


If you have an individual PACER account, you need to upgrade your individual PACER account.

If you share a PACER account with your firm or office, you need to register for an individual PACER account.

Click the link to view a short video on how to upgrade your individual account or to register for your individual account:

•    https://www.pacer.gov/ecfcbt/cso/CSO_PACER_Only/CSO_PACER-Only.htm

or read the same instructions in this PDF:

•    https://www.pacer.gov/ecfcbt/cso/CSO_PACER_Only/CSO_PACER-Only.pdf

Now that we are live on NextGen CM/ECF, effective September 10, 2018, you are required to link your new or upgraded individual PACER account to your legacy 7th Circuit CM/ECF account.




CONSOLIDATED BILLING


PACER ADMINISTRATIVE ACCOUNT (PAA)



For consolidated billing and online account management, which excludes viewing and filing, your firm or office may be interested in using a PACER Administrative Account (PAA). More information on PAAs can be found by clicking the link below:

•    https://www.pacer.gov/documents/paausermanual.pdf

or visiting https://www.pacer.gov/psc/faq.html and choosing the PAA tab.

Now that we are live on NextGen CM/ECF, effective September 10, 2018, you are required to link your new or upgraded individual PACER account to your legacy 7th Circuit CM/ECF account.

Click the link below to view a short video regarding NextGen CM/ECF:


•   https://www.pacer.gov/ecfcbt/cso/Attorney_Filing/Intro/Intro_swf.htm Click the link below to view PACER FAQs: https://www.pacer.gov/nextgen/