(g) Definitions

"Attorney" or "counsel" includes any party appearing pro se.

"Clerk" or "clerk's office" means the clerk of the United States District Court and deputy clerks unless the context dictates otherwise.

"Conventionally Filed/Served" means documents or other materials presented to the court or party in paper or other non-electronic format.

"Court" means the district or magistrate judge to whom a civil or criminal action, proceeding, case, or matter has been assigned.

"Electronically Filed/Served" means the transmission of a document in a portable document format (“PDF”) for filing and service through the court’s electronic case filing system.

"Filings" means pleadings, motions, or other documents; "initial filings" means the pleading or other document which initiates an action.

"Judge" means United States District Judge.

"Party" means the attorney as well as the person or entity being represented unless the context dictates otherwise.