Electronic Case Files
Attorney/Participant Registration Form

This form is to be used to register for an account on the Court's Electronic Case Files (ECF) System. Registered attorneys will be able to electronically file documents. The following information is required for registration:

First Name * Middle Name  
Last Name * Generation    
Last four digits of Social Security Number *  (for Security verification)  
Your Maryland U.S. District Court Bar ID# *  Click here to look up your bar number
Firm Name
Firm Street *
Firm City *
Firm State *
Firm Zip *  Example: 12345 or 12345-1234
Voice Phone Number *  Example: 410-123-1234
Fax Number  Example: 410-123-1234
E-Mail Address *
1.  This system is for use only in cases before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. It may be used to file electronic documents.  A separate login and password is required to file electronic documents with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland. Please visit: http://www.mdb.uscourts.gov/content/e-filing-resources for information about obtaining a Bankruptcy Court login.

2.  An attorney's/participant's password combined with the user's login serves as and constitutes the attorney's/participant's signature.

3. An attorney/participant must protect and secure the login and password. 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 reset their password.
4. 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.
5. Attorneys must be active 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.
6. Attorneys should familiarize themselves with this Court's procedures for filing in an electronic case, which are available here.