All Clerk's Office Downloads

2014 FRAP and Local Rules

The 2014 Federal Rules of Appellate Proceedure and Tenth Circuit Local Rules (effective January 1, 2014) are attached below and may be downloaded by clicking on the link.

2015 FRAP and Local Rules

The 2015 Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and Tenth Circuit Local Rules have been posted. Please note the FRAP rules take effect December 1, 2014 and the local rules take effect January 1, 2015.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Updated January 1, 2015

Attorney Admissions Form

Briefing and Appendix Checklist

Calendar Acknowledgement Form

CM/ECF General Information

Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions

Updated September 10, 2015

Dealing With Sealed Materials in ECF

ECF Court Info Page

ECF Login (Attorney Filing)

ECF Registration Step by Step

General Order 2: Guidelines for Resolving Scheduling Conflicts with Oklahoma Courts

Filed May 21, 1998

General Order 4: Tenth Circuit Rule 33 Confidentiality Requirements

Filed April 17, 2002

How to File a Brief (Video)

How to File a Motion (Video)

How to File an Entry of Appearance (Video)

How to Login to ECF (Video)

How To Register for ECF (Video)

How to Submit Your Bar Application Using ECF (Video)

Initial Appeal Documents and Instructions

This file includes the following forms:

  • Docketing Statement
  • Docketing Statement Instructions
  • Entry of Appearance
  • Transcript Order Form
  • FAQ

Updated December 16, 2014

New Appeal Letter/Information for Counsel

New Appeal Letter/Information for Pro Se Appellants


Practitioner's Guide

Tenth Circuit Practitioner's Guide

Pro Se Combined Brief and App. for Certificate of Appealability

Pro Se Frequently Asked Questions

Proposed 2016 10th Circuit Local Rules Published for Comment

Proposed 2016 10th Circuit local rules have been published for comment. From August 14, 2015 through October 22, 2015 all interested parties are invited to review the proposed changes and to forward comments or feedback to Included below is a memo explaining the proposals, plus a draft and redline version.

Register Now for ECF

Register Now for PACER

Request a Certificate of Good Standing using ECF

Rules Governing Complaints of Judicial Misconduct and Disability

Submitting F.R.A.P. 5 Petitions Via ECF

Submitting Petition Payments Via ECF

Submitting Petitions with Payments Via ECF

Submitting Your Bar Application Using CM/ECF

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