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Effective immediately, when a party’s attorney files a motion to withdraw from a case and no other attorney of record is associated with that party, the attorney must attach the Notification of Party Contact Information Form. The form should be electronically filed as an attachment to the motion to withdraw. This will allow the Clerk’s Office to have a mechanism to communicate with the party should the motion be granted. The fillable PDF form is located on the Court’s web site at, On-line Forms, Attorney tab. Click here to view an instructional video.
The Northern District of Illinois General Order 14-0024 on Electronic Case Filing is clear that it is the responsibility of the E-Filer to maintain a current and active e-mail address in order to receive Notices of Electronic Filing on case activity such as court orders, schedules and document filings. E-filers must periodically review and update their ECF account information. Failure to maintain a current and active e-mail address will result in the termination of E-filing privileges. Instructions on Managing Your ECF account can be found at:

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