Mon Dec 20 2021 | Notice to the Bar : Arguments : COVID-19

Venue Change for Oral Arguments on Thurs Jan 13

Oral Arguments Scheduled for Thu Jan 13th are Relocated to Rochester due to Public Health Considerations. More...

Wed Nov 24 2021 | Press Release : Court

Justice Troutman Nominated to the New York State Court of Appeals

The Justices and staff of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, offer our warmest congratulations to Justice Shirley Troutman on her recent nomination to the New York State Court of Appeals. More...

Mon Aug 30 2021 | Blog : Admissions

Notice to Candidates for Spring 2022 Admission to the Bar

This Court will admit to practice successful bar candidates in the Spring of 2022. In order to be eligible for admission, your completed application and all required affidavits and certificates must be postmarked on or before October 18, 2021. Please be advised if you miss the deadline date, the next bar admission ceremony will be held on June 13, 2022. More...


The Court System is committed to following the most up-to-date guidance issued by public health authorities in order to help ensure the health and safety of all court employees and court users. More...

Wed Aug 11 2021 | Practice Aid : Efile

E-File Training Webinar: Learn how to E-File documents from your office or personal computer.

ONE HOUR E-FILING TRAINING provided by New York State Courts E-Filing Resource Center. Learn how to E-File documents from your office or personal computer. More...

Mon Jun 21 2021 | Blog : Admissions : Court : Event


Watch Live - Bar Admission Ceremony - Hochstein School Mon June 21 2021 -- Remote Admissions via Zoom -- June 23 2021 More...

Tue Jun 08 2021 | Press Release : COVID-19

Appellate Division Law Library Is Now Open By Appointment

The AD4 Law Library is now open by appointment. For further information, or to make an appointment, email us at More...

Wed Apr 28 2021 | Notice to the Bar : Arguments


Primary elections will take place in New York on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. The Appellate Division, Fourth Department has determined that appeals relating to the 2021 primary elections will be considered according to the following schedule. More...

Mon Apr 12 2021 | Press Release : Admissions

April 2021 Bar Admission Ceremony Video Archive

Bar Admission Ceremony -- Candidates Admitted for Practice to the Bar April 8th and April 9th 2021. More...

Mon Jan 25 2021 | Notice to the Bar : Arguments : Briefs : COVID-19 : Motions

Oral Argument in all Matters for the Court's February-March Term to be Held Remotely

Due to the increased risks caused by the continued spread of the novel coronvirus that causes COVID-19, oral argument in all matters in which argument has been requested for the Court’s February-March term, commencing February 22 and ending March 5, will be held remotely via the Court’s remote argument platform. More...

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