The Modernization of the First Judicial District
Electronic filing is coming soon to Philadelphia County. Beginning August 4, 2008, “legal papers” can be submitted through electronic filing. More importantly, starting in January 2009, electronic filing will become mandatory. It’s a pretty major change to the current system. Young lawyers, in general, may have an advantage in compliance over more established attorneys who are used to the current system. This development is certainly notable and bears watching.