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Hon. Mark Partnow

Part Rules

Chambers: 360 Adams Street - Room 451
347-296-1542 Chambers
347-296-1656 Courtroom - 441

Court Attorney: Yevgeniy Kats, Esq.
Secretary: Brenda Johnson
Clerk: Gina MacDougall

1. The Court will conference every case when it is assigned for Trial.

2. At the initial conference, or soon thereafter, plaintiff must submit marked pleadings to the Court Attorney as well as any motions in limine.

3. Prior to the trial, each attorney shall inform the Court of any schedule conflicts and the need for an interpreter.

4. All proposed jury charges and proposed verdict sheets shall be submitted to the court in typed form at the commencement of the trial.


Motions are to be made returnable on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Motions made returnable at any other time, absent prior permission of the Court, will be adjourned to the next available motion day. Appearances must be made by attorneys with knowledge of the case and the pending motion. The first call is at 9:45 a.m. and the 2nd call is at 10:30 a.m. Oral argument is required on all ready cases. Motions can be adjourned by stipulation on the first return date. After the second adjournment, consent of the Court is required. Parties are encouraged to work out discovery motions in a short form order. On all other motions, all parties must be present and ready for argument. The motion will be marked off if the movant fails to appear. If the non-moving party does not appear, the motion will be granted on default, a copy of the signed short form order must be served on the non-moving parties by certified mail and all parties are bound by the terms of the order.


1. At the time of the inquest Plaintiff shall provide the Court with a copy of Marked Pleadings and a copy of the Default Judgment.

2. Certified Medical Records or testimony of a physician is required to prove damages.


Infant Compromise
Dates for appearance shall be scheduled by Chambers.


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