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Ordering Transcripts

BUFFALO PROCEDURES

Effective October 1, 2011, the Court began utilizing digital court recording technology for all court proceedings before Chief Judge Bucki and Judge Kaplan. The digital audio recordings serve as the official record of courtroom proceedings before Chief Judge Bucki and Judge Kaplan and will be used by transcribers when fulfilling transcript requests. 

 

To order written transcripts for matters heard by Chief Judge Bucki and Judge Kaplan on or after October 1, 2011:

  • Complete Form AO-435 – Transcript Order.
  • Submit the completed form to:  U.S. District Court, ATTN: Transcript Coordinator, 2 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202, Fax No. : (716) 551-1705
  • The transcriber will contact the party ordering the transcript to discuss payment and delivery requirements.

To order transcripts of proceedings held in Buffalo prior to October 1, 2011, please contact:  Metschl & Associates, Attn: Barbara Buyers, Ellicott Square Building, 295 Main St., Suite 1098, Buffalo, New York 14203,  (716) 852-2223.

 

To order transcripts of audio recordings of proceedings held in Niagara Falls, Batavia, Olean, or Mayville, prior to October 1, 2011, please contact the Court's Financial Operations Supervisor  at (716) 362-3242. Form AO-436 Audio Recording Order may be required. Audio recordings older than 10 years are destroyed and no longer available for transcription.

 

ROCHESTER PROCEDURES

Effective August 1, 2012, the Court began utilizing digital court recording technology for all Court proceedings before Judge Warren. The digital audio recordings will serve as the official record of courtroom proceedings and will be used by transcribers when fulfilling transcript requests. 

 

To order written transcripts for matters heard before Judge Warren on or after August 1, 2012:

  • Complete AO-435 – Transcript Order
  • Submit the completed form to:  U.S. District Court, ATTN: Transcript Coordinator, 2 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202, Fax No. : (716) 551-1705
  • The transcriber will contact the party ordering the transcript to discuss payment and delivery requirements.

To order transcripts of proceedings held in Rochester or Watkins Glen prior to August 1, 2012 please contact the Court's Financial Operations Supervisor at (716) 362-3242. Records older than 10 years are destroyed and no longer available for transcription.

 

Ordering Transcripts for Section 341 Meetings of Creditors

To order a transcript for a Section 341 Meeting of Creditors, you must contact the United States Trustee's Office in Buffalo or Rochester (based on the office division to which the case is assigned.)