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Sixth Judicial District Administrative Office

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Sixth Judicial District Office is to excel at providing effective, timely, efficient, professional and innovative administrative support services to the Administrative Judge, Judges, and Non Judicial employees.

In supporting our mission, the following goals will be accomplished:
Every person with whom we come into contact with will be treated in a fair, equitable, and polite fashion.

Each employee will endeavor to become the best in the Unified Court System at what they do.

Administrative work at all levels will be designed to be the least intrusive and time-consuming as possible.

Wherever possible, applications of the most up-to-date technology and innovative management techniques will be utilized to assist and support court operations at all levels.

All work performed by the District Office staff will meet the highest standards of quality and reflect a competent, professional image.


The following values are expected to be reflected in the work performed by staff of the District Office: respect for people, professionalism, judgment, trust, loyalty.

Role of the District Office

In each Judicial District outside of New York City, an Administrative Judge is appointed to supervise all courts and agencies within the district. The Sixth Judicial District is comprised of ten counties and seven cities.

The Administrative Judge of the Sixth Judicial District, Hon. Robert C. Mulvey, exercises general supervision of the operations of sixty-three courts and agencies within the District, in addition to his functions as a Supreme Court Justice. Judge Mulvey is supported in his capacity as Administrative Judge by the District Administrative Office staff, which, when fully staffed, consists of twenty employees. The office is comprised of three units, Court Operations, Fiscal Operations, and Human Resource Operations.

Major categories of District Office responsibility include court operations support, caseload monitoring, judicial and non-judicial assignments; court scheduling; monitor standards and goals compliance; Management Information Systems operations; facilities planning and management, and general administrative functions such as personnel, EEO, training, budget administration, monitoring and processing revenue and resource expenditures, and special projects.