New User Registration


Pursuant to Local Rule 5005-4, an attorney appearing in a case in this district must complete court approved CM/ECF training to become a registered user and begin efiling documents in this court.  First time efilers must electronically register for CM/ECF training in this district via the court’s website, and complete the designated training requirements.

CM/ECF  Online Training

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida has received Accreditation as a Sponsor for the course titled CM/ECF for Attorneys. Users completing the coursework can submit their Course Attendance Credit to the Florida Bar for 5 CLE credit hours, which can be applied to the CLE credit hour requirements set forth in Local Rule 2090-1(A)(3).  The online CM/ECF training program (eTraining)  consists of a series of Electronic Learning Modules called ELMs which focuses on all aspects of bankruptcy and adversary case filing.

Minimum Requirements

The following minimum requirements are needed to register for eTraining and view the ELMs:

  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or later (do NOT use Google Chrome)
  • Flash Player 8.0 or later
  • Screen resolution of 1024 x 768 and 256 colors or greater
  • Sound card with speakers or headphones


eTraining:  Registration

This training program is the prerequisite required to qualify for electronic filing privileges in the Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of Florida. For attorneys, CLE credits are available upon completion. The training program provides immediate, 24 hour access from your office or home computer and can be completed in a single sitting or over several days. For a smoother user experience, use the Internet Explorer browser.

We appreciate your continued support and cooperation. For questions concerning the registration process or eTraining, please contact the court’s training team at: or contact:

  • Pam Shuler: 305-714-1829
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