Welcome to Part II of the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Electronic Filing Training Module. The Court
has implemented an application called CM/ECF which stands for Case Management and Electronic Case Filing.
The application is the Court’s main case management application and the Court’s only electronic filing program.
Electronic filing, or efiling, is a method of filing court documents that uses an electronic format rather than a
traditional paper format. By utilizing efiling, all parties, attorneys, and the Court will be able to docket events, file
pleadings, and retrieve court documents instantly through this application on their computers via the Internet.
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NOTE: ALL PARTS OF THE TRAINING MUST BE COMPLETED. THE REGISTRATION FORMS REQUIRE THAT
THE PARTICIPANT CERTIFY TO THE COURT THAT THE TRAINING HAS BEEN COMPLETED.
Here are the topics that will be covered in this training:
1. How to Access the Court’s Docket Reports from the Efiling Case Search Page
2. How to use the different search options available on the Case Search Page
a.
Case Number
b.
Appellant’s Last Name
c.
Wildcard Search
d.
Attorney’s Last Name
3. How to access and view documents that are available from the Public Docket Report
Step 1:
Accessing the Court’s Docket Reports from the Efiling Case Search Page
The US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims considers most but not all docket sheets and pleadings as public
documents, therefore there is no login required to view the public documents. The Court’s Case Search Page is
available on the Internet. The user will open a web browser such as Internet Explorer and type in the Court’s
Efiling web address or URL to reach this page. The URL is
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