E-Filing Training Questions
What are the computer software and hardware requirements for Online Training?
- Internet Connection (high speed recommended)
- If you are using a dial-up/modem connection you may not be able to attend online training. Each training module consist of a large file download which a dial-up/modem connection may not be able to handle.
- Adobe Flash Plugin. If not installed, you can download a free copy from www.adobe.com. Online Training can not be accomplished if Adobe Flash is not installed.
- Functional Computer Speakers
May legal support staff participate in on-line training?
Yes, legal support staff or administrative staff in your organization are encouraged to attend online training. However, CM/ECF Logins and Passwords will only be distributed to attorneys.
How do I access Online Training?
What’s Online Training?
It is a computer-based training application that allows a user to complete the optional training via the internet.
I already E-File in another Federal District Court, do I still need to attend training in the Central District of California?
No. However, optional computer-based training modules (CBTs) are available online.
Before a CM/ECF login and password is issued to an attorney, the attorney must have been admitted to practice in the Central District of California or is a Federal Government attorney.
How long does the online training take to complete?
Approximate time for completion of all modules is about two (2) hours. However, this can vary based on how quickly the trainee responds to the various commands required to advance through the modules.
Are there MCLE credits for on-line training?
No, on-line training has not been accredited for MCLE credit.
How do I enroll for Online Training?
There is no need to enroll for the online training. Any individuals such as attorneys, legal staffs, and people without lawyers may take the computer-based training (CBT) online whenever and wherever internet access is available.
When can I attend Online Training?
Online Training is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
How do I know which modules I have completed?
At the end of each video there will be instructions to click the Finish button, clicking this button will confirm completion of the training module. Failure to click the Finish button will require you to take that training module again. Each completed module will be marked with a check mark.