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How do I request a Certificate of Good Standing from the Court?


Certificates of Good Standing are available through the District Court CM/ECF E-filing website found at The United States District Court for the District of Utah interprets "good standing" as an attorney who has fulfilled all requirements to be a member of the bar (Local Rule 83-1.1) and has no current disciplinary actions recorded. Additionally, the attorney is current with all dues required by the court. Attorneys requesting a certificate, attesting to their status, are required to pay an $20 fee.


To request a Certificate of Good Standing:

  • Login into the District CM/ECF website (requesting attorney's e-filing login and password required).
  • Select Civil from the menu bar.
  • Select Certificate of Good Standing.
  • Complete the required fields.
  • $19 fee paid during the event via
    (Click here for detailed instructions)

The Clerk's Office will:

  • Confirm the status of the attorney.
  • Prepare the Certificate of Good Standing and affix an electronic seal.
  • Email the Certificate of Good Standing to the requesting attorney.


  • Prepare the Certificate of Good Standing on bonded paper embossed with the Court’s seal.
  • Notify the attorney when the certificate is ready for pickup at the Clerk’s Office or mail the certificate via U.S. Postal Service.
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