Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Onondaga & Oswego Counties

Virtual Court Appearances

IMPORTANT: Your upcoming court appearance will be conducted virtually using Microsoft Teams. To learn what you need to do to appear virtually, visit nycourts.gov/appear well in advance of your court date.

New York State Virtual Court Appearance Audio/Video Test Request

How to Join a Microsoft Teams Meeting

NEW! 5th Judicial District Virtual Court Access Program 


Onondaga Co. Office Building
600 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Phone: 315-671-2111
Fax: 315-671-1175

Judge Karalunas

District Administrative Judge
Hon. Deborah H. Karalunas, JSC

District Executive
Donald C. Doerr, Esq.

Deputy District Executive
Joelle Dougherty

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