Can all attorneys register online?
During Phase 1 of the new attorney registration system, only currently active and inactive status attorneys in good standing may register online. Federal judges, disabled and retired status attorneys will need to mail in the registration form.
Do I need to create an account for this system?
Yes - online registration is a new system, so you will need to create an account for this site. Create User Account
I want to change from active to inactive for 2019/20, can I register online?
Yes – online registration must be completed before midnight on June 30 in order to change your status and pay the lower inactive fee. Fees paid after June 30 will incur a $100 late fee and you will be required to pay the fee for the status shown in your attorney record as of July 1, even if you want to change to inactive.
Are all credit cards accepted online?
At this time, only Visa, Mastercard, and Discover will be accepted.
I want to change to retired for 2019/20, can I register online?
Yes – online registration must be completed before midnight on June 30 in order to change your status to retired and pay no fee. Online registration completed after June 30 will incur a $100 late fee and you will be required to pay the fee for the status shown in your attorney record as of July 1, even if you want to change to retired.
I am currently retired, do I need to register online?
No, registration forms will be sent to all currently retired status attorneys. Address changes can be made on the form and returned to the Clerk’s office in a self-addressed envelope that will be provided via US Mail. It is important to keep your address current with the Clerk’s office due to mailings for the Nominating Commission elections.
What security is used on this site?
All traffic to this site is encrypted using SSL. At no point is your information clear text while you are on our site. Your password is salted and hashed when stored in our database. This means that neither the system adminstration nor anyone in the Attorney Registration office can see your password at any point. reCAPTCHA has also been implemented on any function that does not require authentication.
How is my personal information protected?
In addition to the measures above, extra steps have been implemented to protect your Personal Identification Information (PII) like your date of birth and social security number. Your PII never touches the server used to host the website. The server can only get a yes / no response from our internal servers regarding a match.
How is my payment information protected?
We use a secure external payment processor, First Data, to process your online transactions. The only information we have regarding your credit card details are: the card holder name, last 4 digits of the card used, and expiration date.