Welcome to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The Eastern District has 28 Article III Judges  and 15 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.

Notices:

NOTICE: CM/ECF will be down for planned maintenance on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 7:00pm-8:00pm.

The Board of Judges for the Eastern District of New York has appointed a Merit Selection Panel to consider the reappointment of Magistrate Judge Vera M. Scanlon to a new 8-year term. Public comment is due by February 20, 2020. See the public announcement here.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit invites applications from qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge. There is one vacancy in the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn and two vacancies in the Southern District of New York in Manhattan.

Anyone receiving a jury questionnaire can fill it out on our eJuror Website.

- Notice to All Attorneys and Other Filers:
Sharing PACER account credentials with third-party service providers or designating providers as a secondary recipients of Notices of Electronic Filing or Notices of Docket Activity (NEF/NDA) will grant access to restricted case information and documents in violation of court orders (either through sealing, filing ex parte or other restrictions to access) and/or federal rules. Ensure that your security practices keep restricted documents and other information secure in accordance with court order(s) and Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure. Fee exempt users may not share the documents they obtain from PACER under the exemption unless expressly authorized by the court. See Fed. R.Civ. P. 5.2(e); Fed. R.Crim. P. 49.1(e),(g).

***NYED is now live on NextGen - please visit our NextGen Page for additional information
ATTENTION ATTORNEYS: If you already have an EDNY e-filing account, please do not request a new one through Pacer. If you are attempting to link your ECF account to your Pacer account and do not know your ECF login and password, please call the court at 718-613-2285 (Brooklyn) or 631-712-6010 (Central Islip).

- An advance fee scheme using fraudulent documents has been operating using this court's address. See more here.