Local Rules and Documents

Local Rules of the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York (Effective September 12, 2014)

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of ADR in the Eastern District
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Awards Ceremony followed by Special Guest Lecturer Jerome Cohen.
“Recognition for Service” Certificates will be given to all 20-year veteran EDNY Mediators and Arbitrators.
Following, NYU Law Professor Jerome Cohen will discuss negotiations involving Chen Guangcheng----the blind Chinese Human Rights activist who escaped to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing this spring and is now a scholar-in-residence at NYU Law. Professor Cohen will also discuss the use of mediation in Chinese-US business negotiations.
This free forum program celebrates the Mediation Settlement Initiative of 2012.
The program will begin at 5:00pm in the Jury Assembly Room, located on the Second Floor of the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse: 225 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, NY. A judicial reception of food and wine will take place at 6:30PM in the Rotunda on the Second Floor.
CLE credit for attendees has been requested.
Please RSVP using the attached registration.
All the best,
Jerry Lepp

 The United States District Court has an opening for the position of ADR Administrator based at the Brooklyn Courthouse. The ADR Administrator plans, develops and implements the court-annexed alternative dispute resolution program (ADR) for the court. Assists with formulating policies and procedures related to the ADR-Mediation Program and works with Judges, Clerk of Court, committees of the Court and advisory groups in rules and procedures designed to achieve ADR related court goals.

A Official Court Reporter performs court reporting services for any judicial proceeding as may be required. The position requires the ability to record verbatim testimony of courtroom proceedings and maintain accurate, legible records which are subject to audits and read back all or any portions of the court records. At the request of a party or the court the reporter provides transcripts within time frames and cost requirements established by the Judicial Conference of the United States. The Court Reporter is responsible for determining that billing and formats comply with Judicial Conference requirements. Court Reporters are also require to work well under pressure, work extended court and transcription production hours within strict time limitations, and work as part of a team of reporters for the judges of the U.S. District Court.