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CM/ECF Case Management/Electronic Case Files


Court Announcements

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals is live on Next Generation of Case Management Electronic Case Filing (NextGen CM/ECF). 

ACTION REQUIRED:  All Third Circuit Court of Appeals electronic filers must link your upgraded PACER account to your existing CM/ECF account.  Click here to view a video explaining how to complete this requirement.


Help Desk Information

The CM/ECF help desk is available only for technical assistance in filing on CM/ECF.  Please write a letter to the Clerk’s Office or call the general Clerk’s Office number (215-597-2995) for general questions about cases or court procedures.  

Documents in cases and case originating documents such as petitions for review of an agency order or a petition for writ of mandamus may not be filed through the CM/ECF help desk email box.  See L.A.R. 113.1(a).  Documents sent to the CM/ECF help desk email box will not be docketed; no action will be taken on such documents.  For permission to fax or email documents in an emergency situation, please call the Clerk’s Office.

  • Contact the CM/ECF Helpdesk via email by clicking here:
  • Contact the CM/ECF Helpdesk line at (267) 299-4970.
  • Calls to the Helpdesk are answered from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm. E-mail is checked and responded to throughout the work day.

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