US District Court • Southern District of New York

Filing a Notice of Change of Address


Ceremonial Swearing-In

Fees

Attorney Services Forms

Notice of Change
of Address

Order for Attorney Name Change

Pro Hac Vice

Requirements for attorney change of address:
An attorney whose mailing address, telephone or fax number has changed shall timely file a Notice of Change of Address in every active case in which that attorney is the attorney of record. If the attorney has no active cases (or the case is non ECF), he/she must indicate that on the Notice of Change of Address and mail the form to:

United States District Court
500 Pearl Street
New York, NY 10007
Attention: Attorney Services

For Firm Name Change Only:
The firm is to prepare and mail a letter on the new firm letterhead, addressed to the Court detailing the new name, address, phone and fax numbers for the firm. All attorneys in the firm are then required to follow the directions for attorney change of address above.

I. To File a Notice of Change of Address in a Non-ECF case:

  • Complete the Notice of Change of Address form to request a Notice of Change of Address for actions pending at the United States District Court Southern District of New York.
  • Save the completed Notice of Change of Address form.
  • Print the form.
  • Sign the form.
  • Mail the completed form to Attorney Services.
  • Serve a copy of the Notice of Change of Address on all other parties.

II. To File a Notice of Change of Address in an ECF Case:

  • Complete the Notice of Change of Address form to request a Notice of Change of Address for actions pending at the United States District Court Southern District of New York.
  • Print the form.
  • Sign the form.
  • Scan the form and save it as a PDF file.
  • Log into the ECF System.
  • Change your e-mail address, if applicable. (see note below).
  • Electronically file the completed Notice of Change of Address form, using the event "Notice of Change of Address" located under the Notice category on the Civil Menu page if this a Civil Case and the Criminal Menu page if this is a Criminal Case.
  • Attach the pdf of the form to your docket entry.
  • Review the Notice of Electronic Filing generated from filing the Notice of Change of Address. Serve a copy of the Notice of Change of Address on all other parties, who will not be electronically served.

NOTE: If this Notice of Change of Address involves a change of the e-mail address, you must change the e-mail address first on the system before electronically filing the Notice of Change of Address form. Failure to do so will result in the delivery failure of the Notice of Electronic Filing to the old e-mail address.

To change the e-mail address:

  • Log into the ECF System.
  • Click on the Utilities menu option.
  • Click on Maintain Your E-mail menu option, then
  • Change your e-mail address.