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Attorney FAQs

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  • What do I do to update my address if I’ve moved or changed firms?

    Using your ECF Login and Password you may update your own person
    information by clicking here. Click on the Utilities button on the blue menu bar. Select Maintain
    Your Address under the Your Account category. There you will be able to update
    your firm address information. Hit SUBMIT all the way thru until you see the message
    that your person record was successfully updated

  • What if my support staff changes or my email address changes. How do I update the email addresses linked to my person record?

    Using your ECF Login and Password you may update your own email address
    information. Click on the Utilities button on the blue menu bar. Select Maintain Your
    Email. Modify the email addresses as appropriate. If you need to add a new
    secondary email, click on the Add Additional E-mail Address button. You may type
    the new secondary email in the text box. Remember to place a check mark in both
    of the boxes labeled Active and In All My Cases. Hit SUBMIT all the way thru until you see the message that the update was successful.

  • Who may become a member of the bar of the Middle District of Louisiana?

    Any member in good standing of the bar of the Supreme Court of Louisiana is eligible for admission to the bar of this court.

  • How many attorneys do I need to complete the information on page 3 of the application?

    Only 2 attorneys are needed to complete the information on page 3. Each attorney should sign an affidavit, and one of those attorneys can sign the Motion for Admission

  • Can the certificate of Good Standing be issued by the Louisiana State Bar Association?

    No. The certificate of Good Standing MUST be issued by the Louisiana Supreme Court within the last 6 months and must have a raised seal. Applications submitted with the incorrect certificate will not be processed until the correct certificate is received.

  • How long will it take for my application to be processed?

    As long as there are no deficiencies, most applications are processed within 1 business day.

  • Can I submit a copy of the application and certificate and keep the original for my records?

    The application and all attachments must be scanned and submitted to the Court via the online Attorney Admission program. You are required to maintain the originals in your office for a period of one year and it must be produced upon request by the court.