Appellate Division - First Department


Filing and Service By Electronic Means (E-filing)

The Departments of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court have approved Electronic Filing Rules (22 NYCRR Part 1245) authorizing each Department to permit or require electronic filing in such cases and case types as it deems appropriate. 

Effective March 1, 2018, electronic filing in the First Department will be accepted in all appeals in commercial matters originating in the Supreme Court, Bronx and New York Counties through the New York State Courts Electronic Filing System (NYSCEF). 


Online Training


Online training for persons (attorneys and unrepresented litigants) who are interested in electronic filing at the Appellate Division will be available on February 14, 21 and 28, 2018 and March 7, 2018. Additional sessions will be scheduled as needed.


Pre-registration is required. To register for the online training sessions, click here.