Training Information

Attorney Training Opportunities

Call to Register for Training:

Spokane:

Training is held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday afternoons at the Thomas S. Foley U.S. Courthouse, 920 West Riverside, 7th Floor, Spokane, Washington.
Call Lee Ann Mauk at (509) 458-3400 to register.

Yakima:

Training is held Wednesday afternoons at the Wm. O. Douglas Courthouse, 25 South Third, Yakima, Washington.
Call Curt Robins at (509) 573-6617 to register.

Richland:

Training is held Thursday afternoons at the U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building, 825 Jadwin Avenue, Richland, Washington.
Call Debbie Brasel at (509) 943-8173 to register.

Classes are 2 hours long. Please bring a picture ID for entrance into the building. Written training materials will be provided. Two CLE credits have been granted for attendance at this class.

The CM/ECF Help Desk is available during business hours to answer questions.
Call 1-866-236-5100 or 1-509-458-3410.

The Bar Association numbers for classes held in previous years:

For classes held in 2007:

Hands-on Training:
Spokane/Yakima/Richland: 171178

For classes held in 2006:

Hands-on Training:
Spokane/Yakima/Richland: 150724

Demonstration-Style Training:
Spokane/Yakima/Richland: 149411

For classes held in 2005:

Hands-on Training:
Spokane/Yakima/Richland: 132162

Demonstration-Style Training:
Spokane/Yakima/Richland: 132170

For classes held in 2004:

Hands-on Training:
Spokane: 126682
Yakima: 126683
Richland: 126684

Demonstration-Style Training:
Spokane: 126679
Yakima: 126680
Richland: 126681

You may also familiarize yourself with electronic filing by accessing the training database at https://ecf-train.waed.uscourts.gov.

The login names are: training1, training2, and training3. The password for each login is "Fu11m00n!".

Criminal cases to use: 2:01-cr-234, 1:01-cr-234, 2:10-cr-6012, 2:10-cr-7012, 2:10-cr-8012.

Civil cases to use: 2:04-cv-1234, 2:10-cv-1234, 2:10-cv-2345, 2:10-cv-3456.

Note: We delete and refresh the training database periodically. If you notice that your filing(s) have disappeared it means the database has been reset.

Notice to software vendors: If you want to test your software's interface with this court's CM/ECF system you must get written permission from the Court Unit Executive. Please write to:

Court Unit Executive
PO Box 1493
Spokane, WA 99210

For other questions or information requests, please email the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington