United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
Judicial Assistant - N/A
Chambers - 609-815-2386
Courtroom Deputy - Ann Dello Iacono, 609-989-2124
Court Reporter - Frank Gable, 856-889-4761
Courtesy Copy: One courtesy copy of motion papers as required in the Court’s Policy & Procedures mailed to Chambers and marked “Courtesy Copy.” Courtesy copies of documents filed on ECF should be copies of the filed version of the documents printed from ECF with the automatically generated ECF header and shall be mailed to Chambers the same day the papers are filed on ECF.
Pro se Filings: Parties appearing pro se must file all documents, applications, and motions directly with the Clerk’s Office. Documents mailed to the courthouse must be addressed to the Clerk's Office and NOT to Judge Castner.
Pleadings/Correspondence: All pleadings and correspondences to the Court (with the exception of confidential settlement position letters) must be electronically filed.
Extensions of Time on Consent: All requests for extensions shall be filed via ECF and be accompanied by a proposed order. Any requests for extensions or adjournments shall indicate whether all parties consent.
Motion Day: Unless otherwise notified by the Court via CM/ECF, Judge Castner decides all motions on the papers and no appearances are required on the motion day.
COMMUNICATIONS WITH CHAMBERS:
Written Submissions to the Court. Except on emergency matters, all communications with Chambers shall be in writing via CM/ECF.
Telephone Calls. Telephone calls to Chambers are permitted only in urgent situations requiring immediate attention.