CM/ECF Training Schedule

ECF TRAINING SESSIONS WILL BE HELD IN THE WILKES-BARRE AND HARRISBURG COURT LOCATIONS.
 

The Clerk's Office offers training classes for attorneys and their staff. Each month, a class will be scheduled for first time e-filers.  Experienced clerk's staff including team leaders and case administrators will lead demonstrations, review procedures and be on hand for specific questions. We will follow a flexible agenda that may include, but is not limited to, the following topics:

  • Middle District of PA website
  • Update ECF account
  • Open a new bankruptcy case
  • File a Claim
  • Demonstrate the use of the Courtroom Hearing Scheduler (CHS) for self-scheduled hearings
  • File a Motion
  • File an Answer
  • Proposed Orders
  • Open an Adversary Proceeding

The training sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted and dates are as follows:

WILKES-BARRE

  • January 5, 2016
  • February 2, 2016  
  • March 1, 2016
  • April 5, 2016
  • May 3, 2016 
  • June 7, 2016
  • July 5, 2016
  • August 2, 2016
  • September 6, 2016.
  • October 4, 2016
  • November 1, 2016
  • December 6, 2016

 

HARRISBURG, 10 AM (2 hours)

  • January 12, 2016
  • February 16, 2016
  • March 22, 2016
  • April 19, 2016
  • May 17, 2016
  • June 21, 2016
  • July 19, 2016
  • August 23, 2016
  • September 20, 2016
  • October 18, 2016
  • November 15, 2016
  • December 20, 2016

Additional training dates will be added as needed.  WebEx (video) attendance is available upon request.

To schedule training please call 570-831-2500 or 717-901-2800 or email your request to pambecf_helpdesk@pamb.uscourts.gov.  The subject line of your email message should read TRAINING.  Please indicate if you would like to attend in-house or via webex.

In the body of your email message, please include the date of the training session that you are interested in attending, your name and the name(s) of any staff members who will also be participating in the training session.  Also, include your telephone number and who you would normally represent (i.e., debtors, creditors or both).