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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The courts are open but cases are moving slower. On October 12, 2020 Chief Judge Janet Difore issued a message stating that the courts are starting to initiate jury trials.  The courts commitment to incrementally restore in-person proceedings, including jury trials, does not mean that they have any intention of returning to the densely crowded courthouses of the pre-COVID era. To the contrary, the courts have been carefully and deliberately limiting the number of people entering our courthouses. The courts are now at about 10% of the capacity they routinely experienced before the onset of COVID, and they are working around the clock to expand their virtual capacity in order to accommodate the demand for our services. 

The courts are generally open for business. Lawsuits can be commenced through electronic filing. The courts are also conducting virtual conferences and motions through Microsoft teams.

If you have any questions regarding court appearances, feel free to contact me at 212-233-0666.

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Our office handles cases in both New York Civil and New York Supreme Court. Most law firms hire us in New York Civil Supreme Court for the following type of appearances:

  • Preliminary Conferences
  • Compliance Conferences
  • Status Conferences
  • Motions
  • Room 130 Submissions
  • Order to Show Cause
  • Foreclosure Conferences
  • Trials

CALENDAR CALLS - GENERAL INFORMATION REGARDING  APPEARANCE TIME

Pre-Covid, nearly all judges in New York County did not have calendar calls for preliminary conferences, compliance and status conferences. For cases scheduled for the morning, you should check in by 10:30. Most clerks will tell you to call your adversary and will have you wait until 11 am. 

For motions, contact the part clerk for information regarding calendar calls. Most judges in New York Count do not have calendar calls for motions, but this is not a hard and fast rule. Now all motions are conducted virtually unless otherwise required by the judge.

The three main court addresses are as follows:

Main Facility:

New York County Courthouse
60 Centre Street
New York, N.Y. 10007 
646-386-3600

Satellite Facilities:

80 & 111 Centre Street
New York, N.Y. 10013
646-386-3685 (80 Centre)

71 Thomas Street
New York, N.Y. 10013 
646-386-3770

HON. DEBORAH A. KAPLAN

Administrative Justice
Part 20 Matrimonial IAS
Part 40 Judicial Mediation - Room 422

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 609    Phone: (646) 386-5567
Courtroom: Room 540    Phone: (646) 386-3300
Law Clerk: Joan G. Levenson, Esq.

HON. SUZANNE ADAMS

Part 21 Transit – Part Rules
Biography

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 314   Phone: (646) 386-5387
Courtroom: Room 320    Phone: (646) 386-3738
Law Clerk: Robin Marsico, Esq.

HON. NANCY M. BANNON

Part 42 General IAS Part

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 519    Phone: (646) 386-5587
Courtroom: Room 428    Phone: (646) 386-3237
Law Clerks: Brandon McTigue, Esq.

HON. LUCY BILLINGS

(pending possible retirement due to budget cuts)

Part 46 Complex Litigation
Asbestos Trial Part

71 Thomas Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 203    Phone: (646) 386-3856
Courtroom: Room 204    Phone: (646) 386-3279
Law Clerks: John Bajit, Esq.; Vincent Nguyen, Esq.

HON. ARLENE BLUTH

Part 14 General IAS Part - Part Rules
Complex Litigation

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 521    Phone: (646) 386-5725
Courtroom: Room 432    Phone: (646) 386-3219
Law Clerks: Gregory L. Schneider, Esq.; Amanda L. Del Grosso, Esq.

HON. ANDREW BORROK

Part 53 Commercial Division – Part Rules
Biography

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 659    Phone: (646) 386-4203
Courtroom: Room 238    Phone: (646) 386-3304
Law Clerk: Anna Mikhaleva, Esq.
Commercial Division Law Clerk: Michael Lieberman, Esq.
Assistant Commercial Division Law Clerk: Laura Tsang, Esq.

HON. EILEEN BRANSTEN [JHO]

Part 90

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 637    Phone: (646) 386-3184

HON. ANTHONY CANNATARO

Part 41 Trial Part – Part Rules
Part 40 Judicial Mediation – Room 422 (60 Centre)
Biography

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 838    Phone: (646) 386-5429
Courtroom: Room 490    Phone: (646) 386-3816
Law Clerks: Michael A. Faleck, Esq.; Alice E. Goldenberg, Esq.

HON. MARGARET A. CHAN

Part 33 General IAS Part
Asbestos Trial Part

71 Thomas Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 307    Phone: (646) 386-5695
Courtroom: Room 305    Phone: (646) 386-5676
Law Clerks: Daniel Palmisano, Esq.; Michael N. Ament, Esq.

HON. DAVID COHEN

Part 58 General IAS Part

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 457    Phone: (646) 386-3320
Courtroom: Room 574    Phone: (646) 386-3347
Law Clerk: Saul Stein, Esq.

HON. JOEL M. COHEN

Part 3 Commercial Division – Part Rules (revised September 14, 2020)
Biography

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 570    Phone: (646) 386-4927
Courtroom: Room 222    Phone: (646) 386-3287
Law Clerks: Herbert Z. Rosen, Esq.; Kartik Naram, Esq.

HON. MATTHEW F. COOPER

Part 51 Matrimonial IAS Part – Part Rules
Justice, Appellate Term
Biography

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 525    Phone: (646) 386-5696
Courtroom: Room 212    Phone: (646) 386-3846
Law Clerks: Timothy Corbo, Esq.; Devon A. Quinn, Esq.

HON. MELISSA CRANE

Part 15 General IAS Part

71 Thomas Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 303    Phone: (646) 386-4612
Courtroom: Room 304    Phone: (646) 386-3316
Law Clerk: Melissa J. Livingston, Esq.

HON. JAMES D'AUGUSTE

Part 55 General IAS Part

71 Thomas Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 101    Phone: (646) 386-5698
Courtroom: Room 103    Phone: (646) 386-3289
Law Clerks: Jeffrey S. Zellan, Esq.; Daniel D. McKenna, Esq.

HON. TANDRA DAWSON

Integrated Domestic Violence – Part Rules
Biography

100 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 1630    Phone: (646) 386-5733
Courtroom: Room 1604    Phone: (646) 386-3868
Law Clerk: Lydia S. Antoncic, Esq.

HON. CAROL EDMEAD

Part 35 General IAS Part – Part Rules
Justice, Appellate Term

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 532    Phone: (646) 386-3250
Courtroom: Room 438    Phone: (646) 386-3322
Law Clerk: Michael W. Cavarretta, Esq., Grace Ann C. Lazaro, Esq.

HON. ARTHUR F. ENGORON

Part 37 General IAS Part

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 566    Phone: (646) 386-3181
Courtroom: Room 418    Phone: (646) 386-3222
Law Clerks: Allison R. Greenfield, Esq.; Jessica M. Goldberg, Esq.

HON. CAROL RUTH FEINMAN

Part 28 Trial Part

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 641    Phone: (646) 386-5173
Courtroom: Room 1127A    Phone: (646) 386-5032
Law Clerk: Chinyelu Udoh, Esq.

HON. LYLE E. FRANK

Part 52 City IAS Part – Part Rules
Asbestos Trial Part

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 289    Phone: (646) 386-3112
Courtroom: Room 289    Phone: (646) 386-3742
Law Clerk: Diana Cruz, Esq.

HON. KATHRYN E. FREED

(pending possible retirement due to budget cuts)

Part 2 General IAS Part

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 280    Phone: (646) 386-5655
Courtroom: Room 280    Phone: (646) 386-3852
Law Clerks: Jonathan A. Judd, Esq.; Ismael Peguero, Esq.

HON. MARCY S. FRIEDMAN

Part 60 Commercial Division - Part Rules
Biography

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 663    Phone: (646) 386-3760
Courtroom: Room 248    Phone: (646) 386-3310
Law Clerks: Hayley E. Lowe, Esq.; Daniel J. Becker, Esq.
Commercial Division Law Clerk: Spencer Kelly, Esq.

HON. PAUL ALLAN GOETZ

Part 47 General IAS Part – Part Rules

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 1137    Phone: (646) 386-4342
Courtroom: Room 1021    Phone: (646) 386-3743
Law Clerk: Vera Zolotaryova, Esq.

HON. SHLOMO S. HAGLER

Part 17 General IAS Part – Part Rules

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 690    Phone: (646) 386-5691
Courtroom: Room 335    Phone: (646) 386-3283
Law Clerks: Julia H. Cohen, Esq.; Meshulom Buls, Esq.

HON. LISA HEADLEY

Part 22 - Motor Vehicle Part

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 136    Phone: (646) 386-3150
Courtroom: Room 136    Phone: (646) 386-3271
Law Clerks: Risa R. Aggrey, Esq.

HON. SHERRY KLEIN HEITLER

Part 30 General IAS Part – Part Rules
Biography

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 620    Phone: (646) 386-3211
Courtroom: Room 408    Phone: (646) 386-3281
Law Clerks: Steven Helfont, Esq.; Ralph Wolf, Esq.

HON. DOUGLAS E. HOFFMAN

Part 44 Matrimonial IAS Part – Part Rules

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 529    Phone: (646) 386-4795
Courtroom: Room 321    Phone: (646) 386-3370
Law Clerk: Alexandra Lewis-Reisen, Esq.

HON. BARBARA JAFFE

Part 12 General IAS Part – Part Rules

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 514    Phone: (646) 386-3727
Courtroom: Room 341    Phone: (646) 386-3273
Law Clerks: Catherine Paszkowska, Esq.; Ryan M. Jerome, Esq.

HON. DEBRA JAMES

Part 59 General IAS Part
Medical Malpractice Trial Part

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 512    Phone: (646) 386-3352
Courtroom: Room 331    Phone: (646) 386-3351
Law Clerks: Stacy Osborne, Esq.; Jon Mark McGowan, Esq.

back to topHON. TA-TANISHA D. JAMES

Part 25 Guardianship Part

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 466    Phone: (646) 386-5247
Courtroom: Room 1254    Phone: (646) 386-5675
Law Clerk: Ashley N. Lane, Esq.

HON. FRANCIS A. KAHN II

Part 32
Mortgage Foreclosure Part
Mortgage Auction Part

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 532    Phone: (646) 386-3081
Courtroom: Room 1127B    Phone: (646) 386-5607
Law Clerks: John M. Collins, Esq.; Kiran Kanwar, Esq.

HON. ROBERT D. KALISH

(pending possible retirement due to budget cuts)

Part 29 General IAS Part

71 Thomas Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 104    Phone: (646) 386-4015
Courtroom: Room 104    Phone: (646) 386-4039
Law Clerks: Justin Mahony, Esq.; Zeynep E. Haksal, Esq.

HON. MICHAEL L. KATZ

Part 24 Matrimonial IAS Part

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 629    Phone: (646) 386-3103
Courtroom: Room 325    Phone: (646) 386-3285
Law Clerk: Jessica C. Wagner, Esq.

HON. JOHN J. KELLEY

Part 56 Trial Part – Part Rules
Biography

71 Thomas Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 310    Phone: (646) 386-5318
Courtroom: Room 311    Phone: (646) 386-5281
Law Clerk: Lawrence A. Goldberg, Esq.

HON. SHAWN T. KELLY

Part 57 General IAS Part

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 448    Phone: (646) 386-5727
Courtroom: Room 1045    Phone: (646) 386-3195
Law Clerks: Avana Desai, Esq., Sophie E. White, Esq.

HON. LYNN R. KOTLER

Part 8 General IAS Part – Part Rules

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 276    Phone: (646) 386-3339
Courtroom: Room 278    Phone: (646) 386-3572
Law Clerks: Eric Wursthorn, Esq.; Nicole T. Little, Esq.

HON. GERALD LEBOVITS

Part 7 General IAS Part – Part Rules
Asbestos Trial Part

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 556    Phone: (646) 386-3074
Courtroom: Room 345    Phone: (646) 386-3746
Law Clerk: Mark H. Shawhan, Esq.

HON. LAURENCE L. LOVE

Part 63 General IAS Part – Part Rules
Biography

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 124    Phone: (646) 386-5596
Courtroom: Room 122    Phone: (646) 386-3296
Law Clerks: Daniel A. Rudolf, Esq.; Michael J. Golia, Esq.

HON. JOAN MADDEN 

(pending possible retirement due to budget cuts)

Part 11 Medical Malpractice IAS Part – Temporary Part Rules

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 611    Phone: (646) 386-3190
Courtroom: Room 351    Phone: (646) 386-3314
Law Clerks: Julia Cort, Esq.; Karen Schwartz, Esq.

HON. ALAN C. MARIN

(pending possible retirement due to budget cuts)

Part 34 General IAS Part – Part Rules

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 308    Phone: (646) 386-4613
Courtroom: Room 308    Phone: (646) 386-4370
Law Clerks: Esther T. Fernando, Esq.

HON. ANDREA MASLEY

Part 48 Commercial Division – Part Rules
Biography

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 647    Phone: (646) 386-4381
Courtroom: Room 242    Phone: (646) 386-3265
Law Clerks: Victoria Corbo, Esq.
Commercial Division Law Clerk: Kevin J. Quaratino, Esq.

HON. FRANK P. NERVO

Part 4 General IAS Part – Part Rules
Biography

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 327    Phone: (646) 386-5707
Courtroom: Room 327    Phone: (646) 386-3580
Law Clerk: David B. Collins, Esq.

HON. LOUIS L. NOCK

Part 38 General IAS Part

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 563    Phone: (646) 386-3206
Courtroom: Room 1166    Phone: (646) 386-3235
Law Clerk: Laurie K. Furdyna, Esq.

HON. KELLY O'NEILL LEVY

Part 31 Matrimonial IAS Part – Part Rules

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 649    Phone: (646) 386-3885
Courtroom: Room 218    Phone: (646) 386-3355
Law Clerks: Premila K. Reddy, Esq.; Ernest Pysher IV, Esq.

HON. BARRY OSTRAGER

Part 61 Commercial Division – Part Rules
Biography

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 624    Phone: (646) 386-4150
Courtroom: Room 232    Phone: (646) 386-3169
Law Clerk: Rose Ann Magaldi, Esq.
Commercial Division Law Clerk: Christina Costello, Esq.

HON. W. FRANC PERRY

Part 23 General IAS Part – Part Rules

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 311    Phone: (646) 386-3944
Courtroom: Room 307    Phone: (646) 386-3754
Law Clerks: Antonina Cangiano, Esq.; Shane A. Miller, Esq.

HON. EILEEN ANN RAKOWER

Part 6 Medical Malpractice IAS Part – Part Rules
Biography

71 Thomas Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 207    Phone: (646) 386-5749
Courtroom: Room 205    Phone: (646) 386-3312
Law Clerks: Jamie Y. Gold, Esq.; Noelle R. Block-Lubin, Esq.

HON. CHARLES E. RAMOS [JHO]

Part 91

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 564    Phone: (646) 386-3229

HON. DAKOTA D. RAMSEUR

Part 5 City IAS Part

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 326    Phone: (646) 386-3191
Courtroom: Room 328    Phone: (646) 386-3374
Law Clerk: Eugene Grinberg, Esq.

HON. ROBERT R. REED

Part 43 General IAS Part

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 691    Phone: (646) 386-3026
Courtroom: Room 412    Phone: (646) 386-3238
Law Clerks: John Owens, Esq.; Venessa M. Marston, Esq.

HON. MARY V. ROSADO

Part 26 Guardianship Part
Message from Part 26 - Effective March 17, 2020

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 665    Phone: (646) 386-3196
Courtroom: Room 543    Phone: (646) 386-3308
Law Clerk: Susanna Lee, Esq.back to top

HON. RENEE R. ROTH [JHO]

Part 92

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 515    Phone: (646) 386-5034

HON. LORI S. SATTLER

Part 9 Matrimonial IAS Part – Part Rules
Tax Certiorari Part

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 669    Phone: (646) 386-3686
Courtroom: Room 355    Phone: (646) 386-3848
Law Clerks: Lydia Devine, Esq.; Alexandra N. White, Esq.

HON. VERNA L. SAUNDERS

Part 36 General IAS Part
Asbestos Trial Part

71 Thomas Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 209    Phone: (646) 386-5075
Courtroom: Room 210   Phone: (646) 386-3733
Law Clerks: Taisha L. Chambers, Esq.; Kamille K. Stewart, Esq.

HON. JENNIFER SCHECTER

Part 54 Commercial Division – Part Rules
Biography

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 626    Phone: (646) 386-4048
Courtroom: Room 228    Phone: (646) 386-3362
Law Clerk: Michael Rand, Esq.
Commercial Division Law Clerk:

HON. ALICE SCHLESINGER [JHO]

Part 16

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 103    Phone: (646) 386-3253
Courtroom: Room 112    Phone: (646) 386-3327

HON. CAROL SHARPE

Part 27 Guardianship Part

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 934    Phone: (646) 386-3449
Courtroom: Room 731    Phone: (646) 386-5625
Law Clerk: George Santana, Esq.

HON. O. PETER SHERWOOD

Part 49 Commercial Division – Part Rules
Biography

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 555    Phone: (646) 386-3807
Courtroom: Room 252    Phone: (646) 386-4033
Law Clerk: Sara J. Crasson, Esq.
Commercial Division Law Clerk: Michael Rivera, Esq.

HON. GEORGE J. SILVER

Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Courts Within New York City
Part 40 Judicial Mediation – Room 422 (60 Centre)
Part 10 Medical Malpractice Settlement Part - Conferencing Rules
Child Victims Act Coordinating Justice – Case Management Order

Preliminary Conference Rules

111 Centre Sreet, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 1240    Phone: (646) 386-4200
Courtroom: Room 1227    Phone: (646) 386-4863
Law Clerks: Hasa Kingo, Esq.; Arupa A. Chung-a-Hing, Esq.

HON. ADAM SILVERA

Part 13

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 660    Phone: (646) 386-5181
Courtroom: Room 442    Phone: (646) 386-3736
Law Clerks: Monica Cheng, Esq.; Michael Curreri, Esq.

HON. LISA A. SOKOLOFF

Part 19 Guardianship Part – Part Rules
Biography

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 541    Phone: (646) 386-4647
Courtroom: Room 684    Phone: (646) 386-3979
Law Clerk: Judith Rifkin, Esq.

HON. J. MACHELLE SWEETING

Part 62 City Part

80 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 279    Phone: (646) 386-3245
Courtroom: Room 279    Phone: (646) 386-3274
Law Clerk: B.B. Liu, Esq.

HON. CHARLES J. THOMAS [JHO]

Part 93

60 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007
Chambers: Room 528    Phone: (646) 386-3326

HON. ALEXANDER M. TISCH

Part 18 General IAS Part

111 Centre Street, New York, New York 10013
Chambers: Room 326    Phone: (646) 386-3968
Courtroom: Room 623    Phone: (646) 386-3472
Law Clerks: Rena Malik, Esq.; Daniel A. Genossar, Esq.

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