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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Northern District of Texas

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

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November 8, 2018 | Amarillo Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Courtroom Deputy to a United States District Judge. This position is located in the U.S. District Clerk’s Office in Amarillo, and reports to the Amarillo Deputy‐In‐Charge. The duties involve managing the judge’s caseload, attending and logging proceedings and processing orders. This position entails a high level of knowledge and complexity regarding court and courtroom operations.
November 1, 2018 | Amarillo Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Operations Support Specialist in Amarillo, Texas. The incumbent performs various functions and is responsible for maintaining and processing case information from opening to final disposition, in accordance with approved internal controls, procedures, and rules. The incumbent performs docketing, noticing, managing the progression of cases, maintaining official case records, monitoring the completion of required procedural steps, reviewing filed documents to determine conformity and taking appropriate action, ensuring all orders and automated entries are appropriately and accurately docketed, and making summary entries on the docket of all documents and proceedings.
October 17, 2018 | Lubbock Division
Judicial law clerks are responsible for the review of case files and pending matters, preparation for trials and hearings, and attendance at hearings, trials, and conferences. Clerks also conduct legal research and draft memoranda, orders, and correspondence and assist the judge with drafting, editing, proofreading and cite-checking opinions.
October 16, 2018 | Dallas Division
The Operations Support Specialist is a member of the operations section of the Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office. The incumbent is responsible for all facets of case progression, including opening cases, docketing, managing cases from inception to conclusion, ensuring accuracy of electronic case filing system entries, and responding to inquiries regarding filings. The incumbent reports to the Operations Supervisor.
September 18, 2018 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a Death Penalty Law Clerk. The incumbent will be assigned to assist federal district and magistrate judges in the post conviction habeas corpus review of state death penalty cases and the review of motions to vacate federal death sentences. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting research, performing substantive screening, and drafting appropriate recommendations and orders.
September 17, 2018 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Office of the Clerk, is recruiting for a Legal Analyst position. The incumbent provides legal assistance by drafting administrative orders and forms, providing legal research, and resolving procedural and case management issues. The incumbent also assists in developing continuing education programs for staff and the legal community and helps coordinate community outreach events, investiture ceremonies, and other official events.
August 10, 2018 | Amarillo Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Courtroom Deputy to a United States Magistrate Judge. This position is located in the U.S. District Clerk’s Office in Amarillo, and reports to the Amarillo Deputy-In-Charge. The duties involve managing the judge’s caseload, attending and logging proceedings and processing orders. This position entails a high level of knowledge and complexity regarding court and courtroom operations.
July 23, 2018 | Lubbock Division
This position is located in the District Clerk’s Office in Lubbock, Texas and is responsible for end user support activities. The incumbent provides help desk and technical support on IT systems throughout the district. The incumbent assists with courtroom support activities, including audio and video components, their respective network protocols and subsequent integration within the courtroom environment. The incumbent also assists with the installation and configuration of computer hardware and software programs, and performs routine to moderately complex troubleshooting for hardware and software systems. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Information Technology.