Welcome to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The Eastern District has 28 Article III Judges  and 17 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.


   All Eastern District Courthouse locations will be open normal hours on Wednesday, March 15th.

- Extension of the merit panel for The United States Magistrate Judge vacancy in Brooklyn. The application form is available here.

- Notice of Revised Local Rules and Revised Local Rules, December 19, 2016

- Public Notice re Magistrate Judge Vacancy in Brooklyn

- 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"

News & Announcements

Thu, 2017-02-09
The Clerk's Office in Brooklyn will close at 1:00PM on 2/9/2017 due to inclement weather. More »
Wed, 2017-02-08
Due to inclement weather, the Central Islip Courthuse will be closed on Thursday, February 9, 201 More »
Mon, 2017-01-30
In re  More »
Mon, 2017-01-09
The applicaiton period for the magistrate judge vacancy in the Brooklyn Courthouse has been exten More »