United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Claudia Wilken, Chief Judge

Richard W. Wieking, Clerk of Court

Revisions to Civil Local Rules 5-1 and 5-5

In connection with the Clerk's Office's efforts to allow registered CM/ECF users to electronically file case initiating documents in civil cases, the Court has revised Civil Local Rules 5-1 and 5-5, effective immediately. 

A redline version of the revisions can be found here.

Electronic filing of new civil cases is not yet available. Further announcements, training opportunities and materials, and additional information will follow when the Clerk's Office is ready to accept civil case initiating documents via CM/ECF.   

Please direct questions or concerns to Chris Wolpert, Chief Deputy of Operations, at 415-522-2003 or Chris_Wolpert@cand.uscourts.gov.