All Clerk's Office Downloads

2015 FRAP and Local Rules

The 2015 Federal Rules of Appellate Proceedure and Tenth Circuit Local Rules (effective January 1, 2015) are attached below and may be downloaded by clicking on the link.

2016 FRAP and Local Rules (as amended May 9, 2016)

The 2016 Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and Tenth Circuit Local Rules have been posted. Please note there are no Fed. R. App. P. changes this year. The revised and updated local rules take effect January 1, 2016.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Updated January 1, 2016

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

Docketing Statement

Updated January 1, 2016

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 17, 2015

Local Rule Change to 10th Circuit Rule 34.1(A)(3)

The court has approved changes to local rule 34.1(A)(3) regarding when and in what form motions to postpone oral argument must be submitted. The changes take effect May 9, 2016, and will apply to calendars held after that date. Please see the memo attached here for additional information.

New Appeal Letter/Information for Counsel

New Appeal Letter/Information for Pro Se Appellants

PACER Login

Practitioner's Guide

Tenth Circuit Practitioner's Guide

Pro Se Combined Brief and App. for Certificate of Appealability

Pro Se Frequently Asked Questions

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

The 2017 proposed 10th Circuit Local Rules have been posted for public comment.

The 2017 proposed 10th Circuit Local Rules have been posted for public comment. From August 26, 2016 through October 28, 2016 the court will accept comments from all interested parties regarding proposed changes. Comments should be directed to clerk@ca10.uscourts.gov. A memo explaining the proposed local rules changes, as well as the important and substantial changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure for 2017, is included below. Also included are blackline and redline versions of the rules.

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