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Northern District of Texas

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

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March 11, 2019 |
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas seeks to appoint a full-time magistrate judge for its Corpus Christi Division, pending approval of the position by the Fifth Circuit Judicial Council and the Judicial Conference of the United States Courts. The duties of the position are demanding and wide-ranging: (1) conduct most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; (2) trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases; (3) conduct pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings on delegation from district judges; and (4) trial and disposition of civil cases on consent of the litigants. The basic jurisdiction of a United States magistrate judge is specified in 28 U.S.C. § 636.
March 7, 2019 | 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. The position is a shared position that works for the entire court but is primarily assigned to one district judge.
March 7, 2019 | Abilene Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is soliciting qualified applicants in order to appoint a full-time United States magistrate judge for its Abilene Division, pending Judicial Conference approval. The current annual salary of the position is $191,360. The term of office is 8 years. A full public notice for the position and application information are available in the office of the United States District Clerk at Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas, Fort Worth, Lubbock, San Angelo and Wichita Falls. The notice is also available on the court’s website at: http://www.txnd.uscourts.gov/. To apply, complete the required application form, which is available below. When completed, save and email the completed application with any attachments to: TXND@txnd.uscourts.gov on or before 5 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019. Applications received after this date and time will not be considered. All applications will be kept confidential and will be examined only by members of the merit selection committee and judges of the district court. The committee’s deliberations will remain confidential.   Public Notice Application: pdf format Word format
March 5, 2019 | Fort Worth Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a Customer Service Clerk in the Fort Worth office. 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.
March 5, 2019 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a Customer Service Clerk in the Dallas office. 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.
February 1, 2019 | Dallas Division
The Information Systems Analyst is a member of the Information Technology department of the Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office. The incumbent is responsible for Linux system administration to support the Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system. The incumbent reports to the Director of Information Technology.
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.