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Welcome to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The Eastern District has 27 Article III Judges and 16 Magistrate Judges. The district comprises the counties of Kings, Nassau, Queens, Richmond, and Suffolk and concurrently with the Southern District, the waters within the counties of Bronx and New York. The Eastern District has a population of eight million people.
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We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
ALL VISITORS TO THE COURT: Please follow this link for guidelines for entry following the restrictions put into place by Administrative Order 2020-22.
IN RE: CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The Health and Safety Protocols for Courthouses in the Eastern District of New York are available here ( Effective March 3, 2022 )
The EDNY Plan for Resumption of Jury Trials has been published and is available here.
Two Administrative Orders related to COVID-19:
- Administrative Order 2022-19 Twenty-First Amendment of Administrative Order 2020-26 and Further Temporarily Suspending Some In-Person Proceedings (August 31, 2022)
- Administrative Order 2022-20 Tenth Authorization to Continue the Use of Videoconferencing or Teleconferencing in Criminal Matters (September 13, 2022)
Notice to the Bar regarding Fed. R. Civ. P. 7.1
Effective October 9, 2018
All petitions for admission must be processed through PACER.
Please follow the below instructions regarding requirements and then go to www.pacer.gov to apply for admission.
Attorneys may apply for regular admission to the Eastern District of New York, or may apply for pro hac vice admission on a particular case in whole or in part.
Please see the individual instructions below for the type of admission you seek.
Regular Attorney Admission
Petition for Regular Attorney Admission
Pro Hac Vice Admission
Certificate of Good Standing Request
PACER Instructions for Requesting Attorney Admission
PACER Instructions for Requesting Attorney Admission (PHV/MDL/Federal)
PACER Instructions for E-Filing Request for EDNY Admitted Attorneys ONLY
For assistance with attorney admissions, please call (718) 613-2285 (Brooklyn) or (631) 712-6030 (Central Islip).
United States District Court
United States District Court
Electronic Sound Recorders (ESR)
HON. MARGO K. BRODIE(Chief Judge)
Chambers: (718) 613-2140 Deputy: (718) 613-2145
HON. CAROL BAGLEY AMON
Secretary:(718) 613-2410 Deputy: (718) 613-2415
HON. JOAN M.AZRACK
Central Islip (631) 712-5600 Brooklyn(718) 613-2530
HON. FREDERIC BLOCK
Secretary:(718) 613-2420 Deputy: (718) 613-2425
HON. GARY R. BROWN
Chambers: 631-712-5700 Deputy: 631-712-5704
HON PAMELA K. CHEN
Chambers:(718) 613-2510 Deputy:(718) 613-2515
HON BRIAN M. COGAN
Secretary:(718) 613-2230 Deputy:(718) 613-2235
HON. LASHANN DEARCY HALL
Chambers: (718) 613-2100 Deputy: (718) 613-2105
HON. RAYMOND J. DEARIE
Secretary:(718) 613-2430 Deputy: (718) 613-2435
HON. ANN M. DONNELLY
Chambers:(718) 613-2220 Deputy: 718-613-2225
HON. NICHOLAS G. GARAUFIS
Deputy: (718) 613-2545
HON. NINA GERSHON
Secretary:(718) 613-2650 Deputy: (718) 613-2655
HON. I. LEO GLASSER
Secretary:(718) 613-2440 Deputy: (718) 613-2445
HON. HECTOR GONZALEZ
Secretary:(718) 613-2520 Deputy: (718) 613-2525
HON. DIANE GUJARATI
Chambers:(718) 804-2730 Deputy: (718) 804-2735
HON. DENIS R. HURLEY
Secretary:(631) 712-5650 Deputy: (631) 712-5652
HON. DORA L. IRIZARRY
Secretary: (718) 613-2150 Deputy: (718) 613-2155
HON. ERIC R. KOMITEE
Chambers: (718) 613-2160 Deputy: (718) 613-2165
HON. EDWARD R. KORMAN
Secretary:(718) 613-2470 Deputy: (718) 613-2476
HON. RACHEL P. KOVNER
Chambers:(718) 613-2450 Deputy: (718) 613-2455
HON. WILLIAM F. KUNTZ, II
Deputy: (718) 613-2205
HON. KIYO A. MATSUMOTO
Chambers: (718) 613-2180
HON. ROSLYNN R. MAUSKOPF
Chambers: (718) 613-2210 Deputy: (718) 613-2215
HON. NINA R. MORRISON
Chambers: (718) 613-2190 Deputy: (718) 613-2194
HON. ALLYNE R. ROSS
Secretary:(718) 613-2380 Deputy: (718) 613-2385
HON. JOANNA SEYBERT
Secretary: (631) 712-5610 Deputy: (631) 712-5615
HON. ERIC N. VITALIANO
Deputy: (718) 613-2135
HON. LOIS BLOOM (Chief Magistrate)
HON. SANKET J. BULSARA
HON. JAMES R. CHO
HON. LEE G. DUNST
HON. MARCIA M. HENRY
HON. PEGGY KUO
Secretary: (718) 613-2402
Law Clerk: (718) 613-2403
HON. ROBERT M. LEVY
Secretary: (718) 613-2340
Law Clerk: (718) 613-2340
HON. ARLENE R. LINDSAY
Secretary: (631) 712-5730
Clerical Asst: (631) 712-5734
HON. STEVEN I. LOCKE
Chambers: (631) 712-5720
Clerical Asst: (631) 712-5724
HON. TARYN A. MERKL
Chambers: (718) 613-2560
Deputy: (718) 613-2564
HON. CHERYL L. POLLAK
Law Clerk: (718) 613-2360
HON. RAMON E. REYES, JR.
Secretary: (718) 613-2120
Law Clerk: (718) 613-2120
HON. VERA M. SCANLON
HON. ANNE Y. SHIELDS
Chambers: (631) 712-5710
Clerical Asst: (631) 712-5714
HON. STEVEN L. TISCIONE
Chambers: (631) 712-5640
Secretary: (718) 613-2684
HON. JAMES M. WICKS
Chambers: (631) 712-5620
Deputy: (631) 712-5625
- Judicial Seminars Disclosure
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- FJC Educational progams and materials
- Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
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- Judiciary Staff Travel Regulations
- United States Courts Rules and Policies
- Effective December 1, 2020
- Effective June 1, 2016
Miscellaneous Fee Schedule
Filing Fee for Civil Case includes a $50.00 administrative fee for filing a civil action, suit or proceeding. This fee is applied to all civil actions except applications for a writ of habeas corpus and where a person has been granted IFP status under 28 U.S.C. §1915.
Pro Hac Vice Application (Administrative Order 2014-11) $150.00
As of May 7, 2018, paid at the rate of $50.00 each day that you report, plus mileage, parking and tolls. Juror attendance and mileage are computed automatically. Please save all parking, travel and toll receipts and submit them at the end of your two (2) week term. Staple all receipts together in date order. Print your full name, and summons date on the back of each receipt.
Submit the receipts within five (5) business days after completion of your service. If you are selected for a trial, and it runs for more than the 2 week term, submit receipts at the completion of service.
Phones are checked at the lobby upon entering the courthouse. Wireless devices, laptops, and like devices may not be permitted in court and must be turned off in the courtroom, Since these devices cannot be left in the Jury Assembly Room, please do not bring them with you.
Long Island courthouse offers free on site outdoor parking. Brooklyn courthouse has parking available at discounted rates with all the cost being reimbursed.
DO NOT METER PARK. YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO LEAVE THE COURTHOUSE TO REPLENISH THE METER AND PARKING CITATIONS ARE NOT REIMBURSABLE.
Envelopes and parking coupons will be provided at the counter for your convenience. If you are selected for a case, make sure you know the following, Judges' name, name of the case, and where you sit in the jury box. Come to the jury room before going to the courtroom each day the case meets, to Print Your Name on the daily sign-in sheet, (next to your assigned jury box number. This ensures that you will be paid for that day.
If you are not picked for a case when you are sent to the courtroom, the judge may tell you that you have been excused. this only means you have been excused for that particular case. Come back to the jury room.
PROPER COURT ATTIRE IS MANDATORY. NO JEANS, SHORTS OR TANK TOPS WILL BE PERMITTED
Jurors will likely have questions relating to their service. Many of your questions may be answered by phoning our Automated Jury Information System at
Jurors who appear, but are not selected to a case, must phone the court after 5:00p.m. daily until your two week service has been completed. These numbers will provide you with information pertaining to your following days schedule.
Unless you receive a notice from this Court granting you an excuse or postponement, or unless the Court notifies you in writing or by phone to report at a different time, you must attend as directed in the summons.
To place a transcript order you must contact the individual court reporter directly by telephone or by fax at the numbers listed below.
For a court reporter other than the ones listed below please contact ESR at (718) 613-2590 for Brooklyn, (631) 712-6015 for Central Islip.
If you do not know the name of the court reporter please use PACER to obtain that information from the corresponding docket entry.
If you do not have access to PACER call 1-800-676-6856 to register. Urgent requests for assistance in locating the name of a reporter can be directed to the ESR office. It is the attorney's responsibility, however, to follow through and contact the assigned reporter directly to place the order for transcript.
Forms required by the Court of Appeals for ordering transcripts on appeal must also be directed and addressed to the individual reporter assigned to that proceeding.
Official Court Reporters
|Name||Phone Number||Fax Number||Name||Phone Number||Fax Number|
|Avery Armstrong||(718) 613-2419||David Roy||(718) 613-2609||(718) 804-2749|
|Perry Auerbach||Contact ESR||Stacy A Mace||(718) 613-2489||(718) 804-2765|
|Sherry Bryant||Contact via email||Anthony Mancuso||Contact via email|
|Andronikh Barna||(718) 613-2178||Leeann Musolf||(718) 613-2374|
|Richard Barry||Contact via email||Linda Marino||(718) 613-2484||(718) 804-2724|
|Georgette Betts||(718) 804-2777||(718) 804-2795||Annette Montalvo||(718) 804-2711||(718) 804-2728|
|Michele Nardone||(718) 613-2601||(718) 613-2631|
|Nicole Canales||Contact via email||Sophie Nolan||(718) 613-2622||(718) 804-2716|
|Ellen Combs||Contact via email||Stephanie Picozzi||Contact via email|
|Linda Danelczyk||(718) 613-2330||718-804-2712||Harry Rapaport||Contact via email|
|Marsha Diamond||Contact via email||Wendy C. Ricard||Contact via email|
|Holly Driscoll||(718) 613-2274||(718) 613-2409||Gene Rudolph||Contact via email|
|Mary Agnes Drury||Contact via email||Lisa Schmid||(718) 613-2644||(718) 613-2379|
|Joshua Edwards||Contact via email||Lisa Schwam||Contact via email|
|Marie Foley||(718) 613-2596||(718) 613-2648||Henry Shapiro||Contact via email|
|Anthony Frisolone||(718) 613-2487||(718) 613-2694||Allan Sherman||Contact via email|
|Angela Grant||Contact via email||Shelly Silverman||Contact via email|
|Jamie Stanton||(718) 613-2274|
|Shernelle Griffith||(718) 613-2567||718-613-2498||Mary Ann Steiger||(631) 712-6101||(631) 712-6117|
|Fred Guerino||(631) 712-6105||(631) 712-6119||Burt Sulzer||Contact via email|
|Charleane Heading||(718) 613-2643||(718) 613-2127||Rivka Teich||(718) 613-2268||(718) 613-2480|
|Judi Johnson||Contact via email||Jennifer Thun||Contact via email|
|Charisse Kitt||Contact via email||Ronald Tolkin||Contact ESR|
|Paul Lombardi||(631) 712-6106||(631) 712-6122||Victoria Torres-Butler||(718) 613-2607||(718) 613-2324|
|Michele Lucchese||(718) 613-2272||(718) 804-2719||Dom Tursi||Contact ESR|
|Denise Parisi||(718) 613-2605||Owen Wicker||Contact ESR|
Alternative Dispute Resolution
|EDNY ADR NEWS & EVENTS|
During the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic, the EDNY ADR Department is offering remote mediation and arbitration services.
|Find a Mediator|
|Find an Arbitrator|
|For Mediators||For Counsel and Parties|
Mediator Self-Assessment Form
Mediator's Guide to Conducting Remote EDNY Mediations
In Person Confidentiality Stipulation
Remote Confidentiality Stipulation
Mediation Instructions for Mediation Advocacy Program (MAP)
Mediation Advocacy Program (MAP) Notice of Limited Appearance
Mediation Advocacy Program Evaluation
Upload Link for Confidentiality Stipulation
|For Arbitrators||For Counsel and Parties|
Instructions-Guidelines For Arbitrators
Oath of Witness
Remote Guidelines for EDNY Arbitrators
Arbitration Instructions for Counsel and Parties
|Procedures and Local Rules|
|Dispute Resolution Procedures||Local Rules|