United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
Courtroom Deputy - Briana Townsend 973-645-6037
Chambers Line - 973-645-2564
Courtroom - MLK 4C
District Judge Evelyn Padin Preferences
District Judge Evelyn Padin Proposed Final Pretrial Order
District Judge Evelyn Padin's Diversity Jurisdiction Certification Form
Civil Cases Filed on the Basis of Diversity Jurisdiction, 28 U.S.C. § 1332: Whether or not the Court issues any Order directing the filing of an amended pleading or removal petition on the issue of jurisdiction, the parties in all diversity cases are required to complete and file a Joint Certification of the Citizenship of the Parties within 30 days of the filing of a Notice of Removal, or where the Complaint is initially filed in this Court, 30 days after an answer, other responsive pleading, or motion has been filed. The Joint Certification is available here. Prior to filing a new complaint or removing a case from state court, parties are advised to review the fourth page of the Joint Certification, which sets forth the law on how to properly plead the citizenship of individuals, various entities, and the amount in controversy.
All plea-related documents shall be submitted to Chambers at least one week prior to the plea date.
Please do not mail any clerkship/internship applications. Any application materials should be emailed to Chambers_of_Judge_Evelyn_Padin@njd.uscourts.gov.