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CM/ECF Registration Form

The following form is intended for use by attorneys who are already admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.  Use this form to:

  • Register to use the CM/ECF system for the first time if admitted prior to the adoption of the CM/ECF system; 
  • Request a new user id if the current user id has been misplaced or forgotten; or
  • Request a change of email address if unable to login and unable to use CM/ECF's Reset Password feature due to an incorrect email address.

NOTE: This form is NOT an Application for Admission. For information on admissions to the Court, see the Attorney Admissions page.

  1. First, Middle, and Last Name: *
    Please enter your full name.
  2. Oregon State Bar Number:
    Please enter your six-digit Oregon State Bar number.
  3. Case Name and Number (Pro Hac Vice Admissions Only)
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  4. Date of Admission to the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon:*
    Please enter the date on which you were admitted. (Pro Hac Vice admittees enter the date on which the order was signed.)
  5. Firm Name:*
    Please enter your firm's name.
  6. Firm Address:*
    Please enter your firm's address.
  7. Phone Number: *
    Please enter your phone number.
  8. Fax Number
    Please enter your fax number.
  9. Email Address:*
    Pleae enter your email address.
  10. By submitting this registration form, the user acknowledges that he or she has read and agrees to abide by the following requirements:

    Attorneys will have privileges to electronically file court documents, view official docket sheets and documents associated with cases, and query various case reports for cases on the CM/ECF system. The CM/ECF System follows and must be used in conjunction with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Local Rules of Civil Practice, and the administrative orders and policies of the United States District court for the District of Oregon.

    In order to file documents electronically, CM/ECF participants will need the following:

    • A personal computer running either the Windows or Apple operating platforms;
    • Internet access through an Internet service provider using Point to Point Protocol (PPP);
    • A compatible browser* that supports 128 bit encryption and has Javascript and cookies enabled;
    • A Portable Document Format (PDF)-compatible word processor such as Microsoft Word or Corel WordPerfect;
    • Software to convert documents from a word processor format to PDF format, such as Adobe Acrobat PDF Writer;
    • Software to read PDF documents (Adobe Acrobat Reader is available at no cost);
    • Access to a flatbed scanner with sheet feeder if paper documents need to be imaged before being uploaded into the system; and
    • An e-mail account.

    The use of a participants login and password constitute that participant's signature pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 11 on all submissions made to the system. Submissions must also conform with LR 11-1 and the signature line must appear as s/ Jane Doe.

    Participants must take appropriate steps to protect their login and passwords. If the login and passwords become compromised, the Court must be immediately notified.

    Registration constitutes a participant;s consent to service by electronic means as substitute for service pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 5(b)(2)(E) and LR 5-1(a).

  11. Validation Code:*
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