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Northern District of Texas

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

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April 3, 2018 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a law clerk to a United States Magistrate Judge in the Dallas division. A law clerk to a magistrate judge performs substantive analysis, research, and writing; assists the judge with case management; and drafts bench memos, opinions, and orders on matters pending before the judge. The clerkship is for a two year term.
April 3, 2018 | Fort Worth Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a part-time Pro Se Staff Attorney. 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 who preside over cases in the U.S. District Court with all aspects of prisoner case management. The position is also responsible for drafting appropriate recommendations and orders for approval by the judges. Funding for the position is contingent on the court’s prisoner caseload, which is reevaluated annually.
April 2, 2018 | Lubbock Division
The Judicial Support Specialist is a member of the Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office, which provides judicial services to Abilene, Amarillo, Lubbock and San Angelo. The incumbent performs specialized court and courtroom functions including calendaring, electronic court recording (ECRO), and other courtroom duties. The duties involve assisting with the management of the judge’s caseload, attending and recording court proceedings, and processing orders and other documents. The incumbent is also responsible for a variety of functions from case opening to the final disposition of cases. This position reports to the Lubbock/Amarillo Divisional Manager.
March 13, 2018 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Court Reporter. A court reporter performs court reporting services for any judicial proceeding as required. This is a shared position that works for the entire court. This position has been authorized through September 30, 2019, subject to an extension based on funding.