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Hon. Edgar G. Walker


Part Rules

Civil Term-Part 90
360 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Chambers 385
Law Clerk: Adam Zucker
Secretary: Maria Sanchez-Rodriguez
Chambers: (347) 401-9134
Fax: (212) 419-8494

Courtroom: 363
Part Clerk: Henry Norris
Court Clerk: (347) 401-9233


Civil Term - Part 90

Inquiries
All inquiries as to case or calendar status should, in the first instance, be made to the Motion/Trial Support Office at: 347-296-1694, or the Part 90 Clerk.

 

Motions
All motions, including Orders to Show Cause, are returnable on Fridays. All motions require appearances and oral argument.

There will be two (2) calendar calls on motion days. First call is at 9:45 A.M. Second call is at 10:45 A.M. As soon as you arrive, you must check in with the Courtroom Clerk. Appearance must be made by attorneys with knowledge of both the pending motion and underlying case. If you leave to appear in another part, you must inform the Courtroom Clerk prior to leaving the Courtroom.

Motions will be marked off/denied if the moving party fails to appear. If the non-moving does not appear, the motion may be granted on default..

Adjournments of motions must be made by written stipulation on consent by all parties prior to the motion date. Motions that have been adjourned three (3) previous times require court approval.

Summary Judgment motions must be made within sixty (60) days of the filing of the note of issue, pursuant to Kings County Supreme Court Uniform Civil Term Rule, Part C (6).

The Kings County Supreme Court Uniform Civil Rules can be located at: http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/2jd/kings/Civil/KingsCivilSupremeRules.shtml

Courtesy copies of motions papers, opposition papers and proposed Orders
Any party that files motion papers, opposition papers, reply papers or proposed orders within two (2) weeks of the return date, must submit courtesy copies of said papers to the courtroom at least three (3) business days prior to the hearing date.

Infant Compromise
All infant Compromise Orders must be presented as hard copies, and in accordance with CPLR §1207 and §1208.

Dates and time for appearance shall be scheduled by Chambers.

 

Non-Jury Trial
All cases assigned for trial shall report immediately to the courtroom. The Court will conference every case when it is assigned for Trial. At the initial conference, plaintiff’s counsel must submit marked pleadings, and each attorney shall notify the Court of any motions in limine, scheduling conflicts, and/or need for interpreters.

Prior to commencement of the trial, all parties are required to submit proposed jury charges and verdict sheets, and must provide copies of any deposition transcripts intended to be utilized at trial.