NH Superior Court E-File Training for Attorneys

The Superior Court will be implementing e-filing for Superior Court civil cases in the fall.  E-filing will be mandatory for attorneys who are filing cases on or after the implementation date.  Implementation will be mid-September for all counties.  Currently, all training sessions are booked.  Due to this overwhelming response, an online training video will be available on and after August 15, 2018.  Please access that video from the NH Superior Court website.

If you have currently registered for an onsite session at the Bar Center and you prefer to use the online video training instead, please email David Landry as soon as possible.

Additional training sessions will be scheduled at the NH Bar Center and other locations in the future.  Information will be made available on the NHJB Electronic Services website, in the NH Bar News, and in the NHBA e-Bulletin.

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NH Supreme Court Has Launched Attorney E-Filing

Electronic filing (e-filing) in the NH Supreme Court has arrived.  E-filing by attorneys is mandatory in cases initiated in the Supreme Court on or after August 6, 2018, but only for documents filed after such a case has been docketed by the clerk’s office and after an order has been issued notifying the parties and counsel that the case has been docketed.  The procedural order notifying parties and counsel that the case has been docketed will advise attorneys involved in the case of the requirement to promptly register as an e-filer and to file any subsequent documents electronically.  Case-initiating documents, such as notices of appeal, should be filed conventionally (in paper) until further notice.  Additional information, including user guides and a link to the Supreme Court e-filing site, is available at the NHJB Electronic Services website.

Attorneys who expect to be involved in Supreme Court cases should register in the e-filing system as soon as possible.  Before doing so, attorneys should send an email to cdesrochers@courts.state.nh.us to provide their Bar ID number, which must be entered by the clerk’s office in the Supreme Court’s case management system before attorneys will be able to register in and use the Supreme Court’s e-filing system.

Supreme Court staff is offering training for attorneys and their staff who expect to be involved in Supreme Court cases.  90-minute training sessions have been scheduled at the NH Bar Center on the dates listed below:

  • August 10 at 3:00 p.m.
  • August 16 at 9:00 a.m. FULL
  • August 17 at 3:00 p.m.
  • August 23 at 9:00 a.m.
  • August 24 at 3:00 p.m.
  • August 30 at 9:00 a.m.

Supreme Court staff will demonstrate features of the e-filing application and explain the e-filing process.  The training will utilize the e-filing test site.  Attendees will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the e-filing application by registering in the test site and by filing a test pleading, such as a motion or brief.  There will also be an explanation of some of the rule changes adopted to facilitate the e-filing process, such as word limitations for briefs.

Advance registration for the training sessions is required.

Email cdesrochers@courts.state.nh.us to register for a training session.

Provide your Bar ID number at the time of registration.