The Procurement Office for the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, is responsible for procurement of goods and services for the Judges, Clerk’s Office, and U.S. Probation for all offices district wide, which includes Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Fort Pierce and Key West. Vendors must make an appointment in advance with the Procurement staff in order to meet with them.
Hours of Operation – Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (excludes Federal Holidays).
C. Clyde Atkins Courthouse
301 N. Miami Avenue, 3rd Floor
Miami, FL 33128
Invoices may be emailed directly to your Procurement Administrator, but a copy must also be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, mail invoices to:
United States District Court
301 North Miami Avenue, 3rd Floor
Miami, FL 33128
The MINIMUM terms accepted by the U.S. District Court are Net 30; however, every effort will be made to expedite invoices offering discounted terms. To ensure prompt payment, your invoice must contain the following information:
- Our purchase order number (this is very important!)
- Address to which payment is to be mailed
- Contact name, area code and telephone number
- Order Detail
- Discount Terms
All goods and services shall be delivered to the location specified in the Purchase Order, Statement of Work, or as advised by the Procurement Administrator or Contracting Officer. Deliveries may be required to any United States Courthouse or Probation Office located in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Fort Pierce, or Key West.
Deliveries may be made Monday through Friday (excluding Federal holidays) between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM. For deliveries of large or bulky items (i.e. over 50 pounds), please contact your Procurement Administrator at least 24 hours in advance to schedule the delivery. Note: Unless otherwise stated, ALL goods require inside delivery. Furniture requires inside delivery, set up, and removal of all packing materials.
IMPORTANT: There is NO STREET PARKING next to ANY FEDERAL BUILDING.
There are loading docks at all courthouses in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and Key West, except for the C. Clyde Atkins United States Courthouse, 301 North Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33128 which does not have a loading dock. Delivery arrangements must be coordinated with your Procurement Administrator in advance.
Cell phones, PDAs, Tablets, or any electronic equipment: Vendors are not permitted to bring cell phones, Smart Phones, PDA’s, laptop computers, or any electronic devices into the courthouse unless authorized in advance by the United States Marshals Service. You must advise your Procurement Administrator or Contracting Officer at least 3 days in advance if you require electronic devices during your visit.
Security Requirements: Vendors shall provide competent personnel to perform any services for the Court. Work shall be performed in accordance with judiciary security requirements, and the best commercial practices without unnecessary delays or interference with the judiciary’s mission or functions. All personnel will be subject to a security clearance as determined by the Court, prior to working for the Court.
Vendors must submit a Background Investigation Form (below) for each employee who will be working on court property or on any projects involving confidential information.