Effective Monday, November 21, 2022, the Special Trial Part (STP) and IA-24, will temporarily be located in courtroom 709.
All Post Note of Issue cases on in Pre-trial (PT) and in the Special Trial Part (STP) are "in person". All motions shall continue remotely unless there is a court conference scheduled and you are advised accordingly.
Location & Hours of Operation
851 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Except State Holidays
The Civil Term, Bronx Supreme Court, handles civil cases over $50,000.
The majority of the cases involve medical malpractice, labor laws, motor vehicle cases and other torts (civil cases designed to provide relief to persons who have been harmed due to the wrongful act of others).
"The New York State Court System provides essential justice services to the people of the State of New York. While we continue to remain open all nonessential functions of the courts will be postponed. All essential functions of the courts remain available to ensure that New Yorkers may access the justice system during this extremely challenging time."
Chief Judge DiFiore
COVID 19 Bronx County Foreclosure Auction Administrative Order
All conferences and motion appearances will be held virtually, as determined by the Court, via Microsoft Teams. Any matter that is not scheduled for virtual conference will be administratively adjourned. Please check E-Courts for updated adjourn dates, but understand that any date given for a virtual conference supersedes the E-Courts date. If you do not see updated information for your case, please check again later. E-Courts is continually being updated.
Pursuant to legislation enacted in 2011 and an administrative order of the Chief Administrative Judge, e-filing is mandatory in Bronx County Supreme Court in all medical malpractice actions commenced on or after February 27, 2012.
Hon. Doris M. Gonzalez
Welcome to the Bronx County Supreme Court – Civil Term.
As Administrative Judge, I am responsible for overseeing all non-criminal matters in Bronx Supreme Court. There are approximately twenty-nine judges assigned to Civil Term, who are each responsible for an inventory of civil cases. Collectively, we are working diligently to ensure that all litigants have access to Justice. As the City begins to resume “in person” operations, we have made every effort to make our web page more user-friendly. To best assist you, we have also provided contact numbers for the prominent departments within Supreme Court. Our Help Center is also available to assist you at 718-618-1350.
We hope this web page provides you with the guidance you need in navigating our Court.
Lakisha C. Hickson
Welcome! As Chief Clerk it is my responsibility to consult with the Judges and Court Administrators to develop the court policy, administrative structures, uniform procedures and new programs. Working closely with the Administrative Judge, I supervise a large diverse staff of clerical and professional individuals to implement policies and procedures, while promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. Together, we aim for excellence in service to our Bronx Community.