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Limited Access  - Court Reporters

Court reporters trained and certified in CM/ECF
can file transcripts using their Limited Access
CM/ECF login and password.

Getting a CM/ECF login and password

If you are a court reporter new to CM/ECF wishing to file transcripts via CM/ECF, you must take our training and register to E-file at Pacer.gov to obtain a Limited Access login and password in the Southern District of California.

Each bankruptcy court has different filing requirements, and our CM/ECF training focuses on our court-specific filing requirements.

Your CM/ECF training consists of these components:

  • Self-paced tutorial lessons and videos containing specifics for CM/ECF filing in our court

  • Our CM/ECF test, which involves answering quiz questions based on the lessons and videos and filing documents in our CM/ECF training database

Important:
All filers must successfully complete our CM/ECF test
and register with Pacer.gov for a CM/ECF E-filing login and password for our court.

Follow these five steps to obtain a limited-access login and password:

1.
 
Complete the registration form.

Click here to get the registration form

2.

View the training videos.

Suggestion:

You may wish to print the CM/ECF test (see Step 4) to help you answer the quiz questions as you work through the training videos.


Training Videos
Get Acquainted with CM/ECF (10 mins)
Working with PDFs (6 mins)
Using the CM/ECF Online Manual (13 mins)

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3.

Review the procedure for filing transcripts.

Click here to view the procedure

4.

Complete the CM/ECF test.

Click here to get the CM/ECF test

5.

Attach your completed CM/ECF test to an E-mail and send it to:

casb_training@casb.uscourts.gov

After we receive your test, we will review it.

6.

Register for a PACER E-filing account.

At the PACER Web site

https://www.pacer.gov

click on the Register tab and follow the instructions.

Upon your successful completion of our training certification requirements and your registration at Pacer.gov, the court will activate your PACER E-filing account.

 

Need Help?

PACER Help

Questions regarding PACER accounts should be directed to the PACER Service Center:

Training Help

Questions regarding CM/ECF training should be directed to the court's Training Department:

  • (619) 557-7535
  • casb_training@casb.uscourts.gov

Our CM/ECF Resources page contains other tutorial lessons, training videos, and links to other resources.


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