Hot Topic for January

ECF Password Security

HIGHLIGHTS

ECF Version 4, which is coming to the Western District Bankruptcy Court in Spring 2011, will require new password security. All passwords will need to meet the new requirements.The requirements are as follows:

Although not necessary now, you may select a stronger password prior to the upgrade. To update your password in ECF:

  1. Log into ECF
  2. Select UTILITIES
  3. Select MAINTAIN YOUR ECF ACCOUNT link
  4. Click MORE USER INFORMATION button
  5. Update your password
  6. Click RETURN TO ACCOUNT SCREEN button
  7. Click SUBMIT button
  8. Click NEXT
  9. Look for the message to display “User update successful”. If not, contact the Clerk’s office.

View more new features of CM/ECF version 4 coming spring 2011

Version 4 electronic learning modules

Would you prefer classroom training with an instructor? Sign up for one of the sessions listed below.

Attorney Basic ECF Training Schedule:

  • January 27th in Eau Claire-9:00 a.m. at the federal courthouse
  • January 28th in Madison-9:00 a.m. at the federal courthouse

Attorney Advanced ECF Training Schedule:

  • March 10th in Eau Claire-9:00 a.m. at the federal courthouse
  • March 11th in Madison-9:00 a.m. at the federal courthouse

December Facts:

In November 2010:
  • 350 Attorneys filed
  • 9,374 pleadings electronically

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:
  • 95 % November 2010
  • 94 % year to date

What's New - December 2010 - Notices of Electronic Filing and CM/ECF
The Internet IP address for e-mail notifications has changed. Please see What's New for instructions.

Federal Rules and Form Changes
Several federal rules and form changes went into effect December 1, 2010. See a summary of the changes or for more information, visit the U.S. Court's Federal Rulemaking website.

Help Desk Info:

Our ECF Technical Help Desk is available during regular office hours 8:00-4:30 M-F

                        envelope We want to stay in touch with you. Please let us know if your e-mail address changes. Contact us at: feedback@wiwb.uscourts.gov

We can be reached at:
(800) 373-8708
(608) 264-5630 in Madison
(715) 839-2993 in Eau Claire
helpdesk@wiwb.uscourts.gov