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Hearing Clerk's Office

The Hearing Clerk's Office is responsible for maintaining and archiving the formal record in cases brought before the Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ). The Hearing Clerk's Office serves pleadings, submissions, and decisions and orders upon parties and certifies the formal record of proceedings to federal courts upon appeal.

Hearing Clerk's Office Staff

Telephone / Fax
Caroline Hill,
Hearing Clerk
Room 1031,
South Bldg.
t: (202) 720-4443
f: (202) 720-9776
Eliuth Morón,
Assistant Hearing Clerk
Room 1031,
South Bldg.
t: (202) 720-4443
f: (202) 720-9776


Information Requests

For information and/or documents relating to a case, you may submit a written request to the Hearing Clerk’s Office (HCO) via email, fax, or regular mail (see contact information below).

All requests shall include the following:

  • Name of requester;

  • Docket number, if known;
  • Requester's relationship to docket (i.e., party or counsel);
  • Requester's contact information (mailing address; email address; telephone number; fax number);
  • Description of information/documents being requested; and
  • If requesting copies of documents, preferred method of delivery (mail; email; fax).


Office of the Hearing Clerk
United States Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Stop 9203, Room 1031, South Building
Washington, DC 20250-9203

Phone: (202) 720-4443
Fax: (202) 720-9776


Hours for Filing: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (Eastern)