United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

In reference to the Honoring our PACT Act of 2022 ("Pact Act"):

The text of the PACT Act may be found here. The Eastern District of North Carolina has been designated as the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for cases filed pursuant to Section 804 of the Act, known as the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022. Cases arising under this section should be filed in the correct division as provided in Local Civil Rule 40.1. If a plaintiff does not reside within the Eastern District of North Carolina, the case should be filed in the Southern Division. The Cause of Action should be 804 (Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022) and the Nature of Suit should be 360 (P.I. : Other).

By law, the clerk's office may not provide legal advice or recommend a particular attorney or law firm.

September 22, 2022 - The Court is accepting applications for a Full-time U.S. Magistrate Judge in Greenville, NC until 5:00 p.m. on October 24, 2022. Please review the Public Notice for additional details
April 8, 2022 - Public notice regarding reappointment of Incumbent United States Magistrate Judge Robert T. Numbers, II. for the United States District Court Eastern District of North Carolina.

In reference to COVID-19, please see:

VISITOR INFORMATION: Mobile devices and weapons are not permitted in the courthouse. Please bring a photo ID.

Before arriving at any of the following locations, we ask that the public familiarize themselves with, and abide by, the rules of this court. Click here to review the rules of this court.

Clerk of Court

Peter A. Moore, Jr.
Clerk of Court
PO Box 25670
Raleigh, NC 27611

Phone: 919.645.1700

Clerk's Offices

Raleigh 919.645.1700
Greenville 252.830.6009
Wilmington 910.815.4663
New Bern 252.638.8534
Fayetteville 910.483.7378
CM/ECF Help Desk 866.855.8894

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Wilmington Federal Courthouse

The Wilmington clerk of court's office and court facilities have moved to:
1003 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

910.815.4518 fax
Office Hours: 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

The Alton Lennon Federal building at 2 Princess Street is currently not staffed.

Wilmington Map

The building is located near the corner of 17th street (one way) and Dawson St (one way) with entrances off both streets. The entrance off Dawson St has a brick sign "Campus 1003", follow the parking lot around the back of the building to the main lot. Do not go into the large gated area. The entrance off 17th street is just after the train tracks and has a large white sign "Campus 1003" and the building entrance is marked 1003. Note there is a third private entrance off 17th street directly across from Wright St, this is NOT publicly accessible.