United States Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey
Chambers - 973-645-3574 | MLK 3C
Courtroom Deputy - Kimberly Darling - 973-645-3574
FAX - 973-645-3535
Correspondence and written submissions not containing confidential information: Shall be electronically filed via CM/ECF. Documents shall not be submitted by facsimile unless otherwise directed.
Confidential settlement letters and discovery dispute letters containing information subject to a Discovery Confidentiality Order: May be submitted by email to LDW_orders@njd.uscourts.gov.
Formal motions, other than motions filed in lieu of an Answer under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12 and motions seeking remand that must be filed within thirty days of removal under 28 U.S.C. § 1447(c): Shall not be filed without prior leave from this Court. Full compliance with Local Civil Rules 16.1 and 37.1 will be expected.
Courtesy copies: Two copies of motion papers on motions referred to this Court; one copy of any other submission exceeding 50 pages. Courtesy copies should be sent by regular mail to chambers.
Applications to amend or supplement pleadings: Counsel shall circulate any desired amendment and shall seek written consent of all parties, as per Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a)(2), before pursuing amendment by motion. Any request for leave of the Court to file a motion to amend must contain a redlined version of the proposed amended pleading as an exhibit. If a party seeks to file a motion to amend after the deadline set by a Scheduling Order, that party must show good cause why the amendment could not have been sought earlier.
Pro hac vice: If consented, e-file a letter indicating consent and enclosing a proposed form of Order and supporting Certifications complying with Local Civil Rule 101.1(c).).