It appears from the Order that the electronic filing of documents in the Pennsylvania appellate courts is currently permissive and not mandated. The Order indicates that, after a trial period, there may be an amendment to the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure for more specific procedures with respect to these types of filings.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Allows for Electronic Filing of Appellate Documents
Here is a link to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Order issued on October 24, 2012 allowing for the electronic filing of appellate documents as of November 1, 2012: