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Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

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August 5, 2020 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Pro Se Law Clerk. The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: reviewing motions to proceed in forma pauperis; screening prisoner petitions and motions, motions to vacate sentence, and civil rights complaints; and assisting judges with all aspects of prisoner case management. The position is also responsible for drafting appropriate recommendations and orders for judge approval.
July 31, 2020 | Abilene Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Operations Support Specialist. This position is located in the District Clerk’s Office in Abilene, Texas. The incumbent provides front line customer service, maintains official case records, reviews submitted documents to determine conformity with federal rules, processes new case information and documents, and processes mail and payments.
July 29, 2020 | Lubbock Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the part time position of Operations Support Specialist. This position is located in the District Clerk’s Office in Lubbock, Texas. The incumbent provides front line customer service, maintains official case records, reviews submitted documents to determine conformity with federal rules, processes new case information and documents, and processes mail and payments.
July 7, 2020 |
NOTICE OF VACANCY UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi at Jackson. The position will require regular overnight travel to other divisions within the Southern District of Mississippi. The selection process will be confidential and competitive. The current annual salary is $199,088. Only those persons with a law degree whose character, experience, ability, and impartiality qualify them to serve in the Judicial Branch should apply. Persons shall be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin. The qualification standards and an application form are available on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit website. Four completed applications (with writing samples) should be mailed to Theodore P. Cominos, Circuit Executive, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 600 Camp Street, Room 100, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. Additionally, a PDF version of the completed application form (no writing samples) should be emailed to smsbankruptcy@ca5.uscourts.gov. DEADLINE FOR FILING COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS AUGUST 21, 2020. APPLICANTS FOR THIS BANKRUPTCY JUDGE POSITION DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT A FORM AO78  
March 16, 2020 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Financial Supervisor for the Dallas Clerk's Office. The incumbent reports to the Financial Administrator, performs and coordinates administrative, technical, and professional work related to financial, accounting, and budgetary activities of the court, including ensuring compliance with appropriate guidelines, policies, and approved internal controls. Additionally, the incumbent oversees and assists with accounts payable and accounts receivable activities; develops recommendations regarding procedures for improvement; and assists with policy development regarding financial matters. Duties include recording receipts, investing and disbursing registry funds, preparing and submitting monthly/quarterly reports, maintaining and updating financial manuals and supervising a staff of two employees who process vouchers and restitution.