Welcome to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The Eastern District has 26 Article III Judges  and 18 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.


***The Criminal Justice Act Committee of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York is soliciting applications from highly qualified and experienced criminal defense attorneys for membership on the CJA Panel for the District. Release Letter

Joint Notice to Bar Local Rules 55.1-67.1-77.1 Adopted and Local Rules Effective August 1, 2018

*** EDNY and SDNY announce NextGen ECF is coming in October. Filers must take steps now to prepare.

- Public Comment is being sought for proposed changes to the Joint Local Rules for EDNY and SDNY. See this link for more information.

- CLE-VIDEO , CLE for Appellate Practice in State and Federal Courts

New Transcript Category and Descriptions

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

News & Announcements

Wed, 2018-08-01
Joint More »
Tue, 2018-06-12
EDNY and SDNY announce More »
Tue, 2018-05-29
The United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York have adopted More »