Administrative Orders


A magistrate judge vacancy was created by the appointment of Judge Joan M. Azrack as an Article III Judge in December of 2014. The Administrative Order creating the Merit Selection Panel that will present five top candidates to the Board of Judges was signed by Chief Judge Carol Bagley Amon today, March 11th, 2015. 


In the Matter of the Appointment of Anne Y. Shields as United States Magistrate Judge

In re: Extension of Term of Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge.

Application for Exemption from Electronic Public Access Fees(Alexander A. Reinert)

One Year Pilot Program Establishing A PRO SE Clinic

Pro Hac Vice Application Fee

In The Matter of Adoption of Schedules and Assignments at the Brooklyn Courthouse for 2015

IN RE: Amendment to Division of Business Rules 50.l(e) and 50.5

Pursuant to the authority conferred by 28 U.S.C. Sections 631, et seq., and the further authority granted by the Judicial Conference of the United States, the Board of Judges for the Eastern District of New York hereby appoints a Merit Selection Panel to review the applications of candidates for a United States Magistrate Judge vacancy in Central Islip, NY, for an eight (8) year term.

ORDERED that Steven I. Locke is hereby appointed to serve as a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York, at a salary fixed by the Judicial Conference, and shall hold and discharge the duties of the office for a term of eight years from the effective date of this appointment, August 1st, 2014, subject to the provisions of 28 U.S.C. Section 631(I), unless sooner relieved.