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Are you currently registered as an e-filer in the Northern District of Illinois?    
Will you be filing simultaneously a Petition for Admission to the Trial Bar?    
See Local Rule 83.12 to see the difference between the General and Trial Bars.
Fill in the form below and click "Submit" button after completing the form.
Last Name:
  First Name:
ARDC ID# or State Bar ID#:
State Issued:
Office Name:
Zip Code:
  Confirm E-mail:  
Note: This will be your official e-mail address for all case-related activity.

Upload your PDF image of your Petition for Admission to the General Bar and supporting documents.

Note: Your file attachment should not be more than 500KB.

Read and accept the agreement below
I hereby agree to abide by all Court rules, orders, policies, and procedures governing the use of the electronic filing system used in the District Court. I also consent to service by electronic means in the circumstances permitted under those rules and orders. I further understand that the combination of user id and password will serve as the signature of the attorney filing the documents pursuant to Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, and the Local Rules of this Court. Therefore, as a participating attorney, I recognize that I am personally responsible for the security of my password and agree to notify the Clerk of Court if I believe that my password has been compromised. Also, as a participating attorney, I will promptly notify the Clerk of Court of changes in my personal data, e.g., name, e-mail address, firm, mailing address, telephone, and I will promptly update the appropriate data in the ECF system.

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