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Updating Attorney Contact Information

Your contact information (mailing address, phone number, fax number, and email address) must be kept up to date at all times. See Local Rule 102.1.b.

1. Updating Your CM/ECF Account

You can make the following changes to your CM/ECF account:

  • change your email address
  • add, delete, or change secondary email addresses (your assistant or paralegal, for example)
  • change your mailing address, phone number, or fax number
  • indicate whether your email address receives Notices of Electronic Filing (NEFs)
  • choose whether to receive a notification of everything filed in your cases as soon as it is filed -OR- receive a single daily notice of all activity in your cases
  • indicate whether NEFs are in HTML format or text format
  • indicate whether your email address should receive general announcement notices from the Clerk’s Office
  • indicate whether to display all your cases

2. My Name Has Changed. What Should I Do?

If your name has changed, do not change your name using this system. You must send a request for name change to the Clerk’s Office.  Additional information is available on our website at http://www.mdd.uscourts.gov/name-change.

3. How Do I Update or Change My Email Information in CM/ECF?

a. Click Utilities on the main menu bar.

b. Under Your Account, click the link Maintain Your Account.

c. A new screen will be displayed showing your name, address, phone number, and other information.

d. At the bottom of the screen, click the Email information button.

e. When you click an email address, the configuration options will be displayed on the right.

f. Make the desired changes.

g. Click the button, Return to Person Information Screen.

h. Click Submit, then Submit again. A confirmation screen will be displayed.

4. How Do I Add a Secondary Email Address?

To add a secondary email address:

a. Click Utilities on the main menu bar.

b. Under Your Account, click the link Maintain Your Account.

c. A new screen will be displayed showing your name, address, phone number, and other information.

d. At the bottom of the screen, click the Email information button.

e. When you click an email address, the configuration options will be displayed on the right.From the Email Information screen, click the link add new email address.

f. Type the new address in the white text box directly under Configuration options.

g. As you type the address, the configuration options will be displayed. Update the options as needed.

h. Click the button, Return to Person Information Screen.

i. Click Submit, then Submit again. A confirmation screen will be displayed.

5. How Do I Delete a Secondary Email Address?

To delete a secondary email address:

a. Click Utilities on the main menu bar.

b. Under Your Account, click the link Maintain Your Account.

c. A new screen will be displayed showing your name, address, phone number, and other information.

d. At the bottom of the screen, click the Email information button.

e. When you click an email address, the configuration options will be displayed on the right. From the Email Information screen, click the email address you want to remove. The email address and the configuration options will be displayed to the right.

f. Using the Delete or Backspace key on your keyboard, remove the email address.

g. Click the button, Return to Person Information Screen.

h. If you have more than one secondary email address, a pop-up box will ask if you wish to delete this email address. Click OK. Click Return to Person Information Screen.

i. Click Submit, then Submit again. A confirmation screen will be displayed.

6. How Do I Update My Contact Information?

To update your mailing address, phone number, or fax number, follow the instructions below:

a. Click Utilities on the main menu bar.

b. Under Your Account, click the link Maintain Your Account.

c. A new screen will be displayed showing your name, address, phone number, and other information.

d. Enter your address as follows:

  • Use only letters and numbers.
  • Use standard postal codes.
  • Abbreviate street suffixes.
  • Spell out numbers less than 10.

e. Do not enter or change any information in the remaining fields.

f. Below is an example of contact information and how it should be entered:

Office: John M Doe PA
Address 1: The Garrison Bldg
Address 2: 200 E Judicial Ave Ste 123
City: Baltimore State: MD Zip: 21202-0001
Country: USA County:
Phone: 4105559999 Fax: 4105552345

g. When you have finished updating your contact information, click Submit to save your changes.

h. The system then prompts you to select the cases to be updated. Click Update All, then Submit, so that all cases to which you are linked will be updated.

i. A confirmation screen will be displayed.