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NextGen CM/ECF is here. Click here for information on how to link your CM/ECF and PACER accounts

Saturday, February 12, 2022

NextGen CM/ECF

On February 14, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland will convert to NextGen CM/ECF.  Beginning on Februray 14, 2022, attorneys must link their CM/ECF account to their PACER account in order to electronically file on CM/ECF.  After Februrary 14, 2022, attorneys who have not linked their PACER accounts will no longer be able to access CM/ECF.  

NextGen is an upgrade to the CM/ECF software that will allow attorneys to access all NextGen courts in which they have permission to file through their single PACER account.

Attorneys can begin linking accounts on February 14, 2022.  To link the accounts, you will need your CM/ECF login and password. If you do not remember your login and password, please click on the following link or contact our IT department at 410-962-4058.


Instructions for linking your PACER and CM/ECF accounts:

If you have a PACER account created prior to August 11, 2014, please click here.  

If you have a PACER account created after August 11, 2014, please click here

If you do not have a PACER account, please click here

A detailed walkthrough of this process with screenshots is available here.