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Attorney Renewal

Instructions: Please use this online application form to renew your bar membership with this Court.

  1. Pre-fill the form by entering last name, last 4 digits of SSN, and your renewal code, then click on the “Get Info for” button. The form will populate your existing profile.
  2. Make changes as needed, check applicable certification clauses, and include any information, if any, on which you have been convicted of a crime, censured, suspended, disciplined or disbarred by any Court since you last renewed. 
  3. Click on the Send button to submit. Your renewal form will be emailed to the court.
  4. Save a .PDF copy of your renewal form as displayed on this verification screen for your records.
  5. If you are a state/federal government attorney wishing to maintain Government bar status, your renewal fees are waived.
  6. If you are an attorney wishing to maintain Active bar status, your renewal fee must be paid via NextGEN CM/ECF.
  7. In order for your contact information to be accurately maintained in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia you must have a NextGEN CM/ECF e-filing account.  If you DO NOT have e-filing access via NextGEN CM/ECF, you will need to register for e-filing by using the instructions on the court’s website found here: https://www.dcd.uscourts.gov/sites/dcd/files/NextGEN_Tutorial_for_Registering_for_E-filing_1.pdf
  8. If you are an attorney wishing to maintain an Government bar status and you DO have e-filing access via NextGEN CM/ECF, please proceed to log into your NextGEN CM/ECF account at https://pacer.psc.uscourts.gov/pscof/login.jsf  
  9. Click on Maintenance- Update Personal Information to update your name, prefix, and suffix.
  10. Click on Maintenance- Update Address Information to update your firm name, address, and phone numbers.
  11. Click on Maintenance- Update E-Filer Email Noticing and Frequency to update your email address.
  12. If you are an attorney wishing to maintain an Active bar status and you DO have e-filing access via NextGEN CM/ECF, please proceed to electronically file your renewal by using the instructions on the court’s website found here: https://www.dcd.uscourts.gov/sites/dcd/files/AttyRenewalECFTutorial2020.pdf

Click here to fill your renewal form and Submit