Welcome to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The Eastern District has 29 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.

Notices:

- Updated Local Rules of the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York (Effective September 26, 2016)

- Updated Civil Cover Sheet and Instructions as of 7/2016.

-Chief Judge Dora L. Irizarry has issued Administrative Order 2016-06 "In the Matter of The Committee on Grievances of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York"

-Chief Judge Dora L. Irizarry has issued Administrative Order 2016-05 "In re: Motions for Johnson Sentencing Reductions Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255"

-Attention CJA Attorneys: In preparation for the Court's conversion to eVoucher, paper vouchers will no longer be accepted beginning April 15, 2016. Attorneys should upload their vouchers directly into eVoucher after registration has been completed. Service providers should send their vouchers to the hiring attorney so that they may be uploaded into the system. Please contact Laura Rios at 631-712-6024 or via email Laura Rios@nyed.uscourts.gov if you have any concerns.

-Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure

The second report to the Board of Judges on Alternatives to Incarceration has been published here.

- Notice to Criminal Defense Attorneys. Please See the notice here.

News & Announcements

Wed, 2016-09-14
The Eastern District of New York will conduct a Mediation Advocacy Training on Septemb More »
Fri, 2016-09-02
Employment Opportunity - Official Court Reporter - More »