Department Directory

Public Safety

Captain: Michael McKee
Phone: 646-386-4444
Fax: 212-748-0036
100 Centre Street, Room 1416, 14th Floor


Captain: Vidal Velazquez
Phone: 646-386-4111
Fax: 212-748-5939
111 Centre Street, Room 933, 9th Floor
 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide security in the courtrooms and other areas of the courthouse and patrol the outside of the courthouse.
  • Guard defendants.
  • Maintain order during court sessions.
  • Escort judges, jurors, witnesses and prisoners to and from courtrooms.
  • Provide assistance in emergency situations.
  • Maintain EMS equipment and provide emergency medical assistance.
  • Prepare, update and endorse prisoner commitment cards (299s).
  • Prepare incident reports.
  • Arrest and search individuals.
  • Supervise and protect sequestered jurors.

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Executive Offices

Administrative Judge: Hon. Ellen Biben
Court Attorney: Ms. Dana Levin, Esq.
Secretary: Ms. Kelley Duffy

Chief Clerk/Executive Officer: Mr. Christopher DiSanto, Esq.

Phone: 646-386-3900
Fax: 212-374-3177
100 Centre Street, Room 1008

First Deputy Chief Clerk: Ms. Julia Valette

Phone: 646-386-4302

100 Centre Street, Room 1000

Deputy Chief Clerk: Mr. Michael DiMaggio
Phone: 646-386-3999
Fax: 212-374-3177
100 Centre Street, Room 1010

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Facilities Office

Supervisor: Mr. Frank Allocca, Court Analyst
Phone: 646-386-3928
100 Centre Street, Room 1005, 10th Floor

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate repair and maintenance work by the custodial and engineering staff and outside contractors.
  • Coordinate installation and repair of telephones and telephone lines.
  • Maintain furniture inventory.

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Indictment Unit


Phone: 646-386-3923
100 Centre Street, Room 1002, 10th Floor

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare a Supreme Court case file for each indictment and Superior Court Information.
  • Maintain court files for cases in which a defendant has been indicted but not apprehended.
  • Process arrest warrants, superceding indictments, grand jury dismissals.

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Law Library


Phone: 646-386-3805
Fax: 212-748-7908
100 Centre Street, 17th Floor

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain library and related services.
  • Rack legislation.
  • Provide technical support for legal research.
  • Provide supervision and support for the public access law library.

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Network Center

Alice Hegarty
Technical Manager
Phone: 646-386-4993
Fax: 212-401-9256
100 Centre Street, Room 325, 3rd Floor

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure availability of computer services to all users.
  • Install and maintain hardware and software at designated locations.
  • Monitor and maintain the daily operation of computer systems and networks.
  • Explain procedures to network users to resolve problems or to train new users.

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Personnel Unit

Supervisor: Ms. Rose Halloran, Senior Management Analyst
Phone: 646-386-3929
Fax: 212-374-0602
100 Centre Street, Room 1202, 12th Floor

Responsibilities:

Process and maintain all paperwork relevant to new employees.
For examination information, call 800-578-5627
For current job postings, call 800-654-5578

  • Process payrolls.
  • Process time and leave matters, workers' compensation claims, travel vouchers.
  • Supervise per diem court interpreters.
  • Process and maintain paperwork relevant to employee benefits.

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Quality Control/Statistics Unit

Supervisor: Ms. Deirdre Batton-Leddo, Principal  Court Clerk
Phone: 646-386-3920
100 Centre Street, Room 1003, 10th Floor

Responsibilities:

  • Receive statistical reports from each Supreme Court part on a weekly basis.
  • Enter statistical report information into Case Activity Reporting System (CARS).
  • Receive and review finished case files from the Supreme Court parts on a daily basis.
  • Seal cases from the Supreme Court calendar.
  • Print and distribute all daily calendars for each Supreme Court part.
  • Print all future court calendars for photocopying and distribution by the Calendar Section.
  • Compile weekly statistics.

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Supply Bureau/Purchasing Office

Supervisor: Mr. Gary Leigh, Senior Court Analyst
Phone: 646-386-3922
Fax: 212-374-0191
100 Centre Street, Room 1005, 10th Floor

Auxiliary Office For Supplies:
100 Centre Street, Room 1121
Phone: 646-386-3933

Responsibilities:

  • Procure goods and services for court operations.
  • Accept deliveries and distribute supplies and equipment.
  • Control inventory.
  • Process vendor invoices.
  • Coordinate movement of furniture and equipment.

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