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Judge Nancy Hershey Lord

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For Hearings Before Judge Lord:

  • Until further notice, all hearings will be conducted telephonically and all notices of hearing must reflect the dial in number and access code for a telephonic hearing and should not include the physical courthouse location and courtroom number. All parties, including attorneys, clients, and pro se parties, shall appear telephonically in accordance with the instructions below. Parties do not need to contact the Courtroom Deputy to request prior authorization to appear telephonically.

    All parties must email the Courtroom Deputy by email at: at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled hearing to identify the parties that will appear, as well as an email address where all appearing parties may be reached. All attorneys must also identify the party the attorney represents.

    Please note that you should call in for the time in which your hearing is scheduled to avoid missing the call of your case. Additionally, depending on where your case is on the calendar, you may have to wait for a time with your phone on mute until your case is called.

    Below are the instructions to be used to dial in for the telephonic appearance:

    1. Dial in Number 888-363-4734
    2. Access Code – 4702754
    3. Announce who you are each time before speaking
    4. Avoid the use of a speaker phone (use a landline if possible)
    5. All persons not speaking should mute their phones
    6. Speak up and enunciate so that you can be heard and understood
  • Requests for adjournments on consent are encouraged.  Requests by attorneys, represented parties, and pro se parties may be made by contacting the Courtroom Deputy by email at: at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled hearing.  The Courtroom Deputy will respond by email, providing available dates and times and any other instructions.

Thank you.

Procedures for obtaining hearing dates, and requesting emergency hearings, adjournments, telephonic or video appearances, conferences, and concerning chambers copies, submission of orders, notices of presentment, and other matters may be found by clicking the Judges' Procedures tab.

Mailing address:

Hon. Nancy Hershey Lord
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, EDNY
Conrad B. Duberstein Courthouse
271-C Cadman Plaza East - Suite 1595
Brooklyn, NY 11201-1800

*** Please review Judges' Procedures before contacting chambers.