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Hon. Pamela L. Fisher


Rules IAS Part 94

360 Adams Street, Courtroom 364
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Principal Law Clerk: Christine G. Ortiz, Esq.
Assistant Law Clerk: Nicola Chambers-Yunusov, Esq.
Part Clerk: Paul Federico

Chambers Telephone No.: 347-296-1859
Courtroom Telephone No.: 347-404-9651
Fax No.: 212-457-2877


Part 94

Calendar Calls

First call at 10:00 A.M.

Second call at 11:00 A.M.

Oral argument is required on all motions.

Motions

Pursuant to Uniform Rule § 202.27, a motion will be “marked off” upon failure of the movant to appear. Similarly, a motion, if properly supported, may be granted, on default, upon the failure of the non-moving party to appear.

Adjournments

Motions may be adjourned twice by stipulation. Stipulations should be faxed or emailed to chambers, even if the action is e-filed. If the matter has been on the calendar more than twice, an appearance is required to request an adjournment.

E-Filed Motions

For motions that are E-filed, counsel is required to provide the court with courtesy copies of the motions and opposition including all supporting papers and exhibits at least one week prior to the return date. All necessary documents shall be annexed (see CPLR § 2214(c)).

Trials

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

2. At the initial conference, 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. Any evidence remaining in the courtroom at the conclusion of trial will be disposed of after 5 days.

Infant Compromise

Dates for appearances shall be provided by Chambers.

All submissions, even if e-filed, shall be provided in hard copy to chambers.

The applicant must comply with the requirements of CPLR §§1207 and 1208 and Uniform Rule §202.67. In lieu of a motion or a special proceeding as provided in CPLR §1207, all parties to the action may stipulate that all remaining parties (other than the applicant) have waived service of the notice of and appearance at the hearing and notice of the papers in support of the application.

Additionally, all submissions shall include either a letter offering the proposed settlement amount or a stipulation of the parties reflecting same.


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