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Northern District of Texas

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

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July 10, 2019 | Dallas Division
NOTICE OF VACANCY UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE DALLAS, TEXAS 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 Northern District of Texas at Dallas. The position will require regular overnight travel to other divisions within the Northern District of Texas. The selection process will be confidential and competitive. The current annual salary is $194,028. 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 at www.ca5.uscourts.gov. 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 ntxbankruptcy@ca5.uscourts.gov.    DEADLINE FOR FILING COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS AUGUST 23, 2019. APPLICANTS FOR THIS BANKRUPTCY JUDGE POSITION DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT FORM AO-0078
July 2, 2019 | Dallas Division
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas, is recruiting for the position of Administrative Specialist. The incumbent is a member of the Administration Department of the Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office. The Administrative Specialist provides general administrative support to the Court Unit Executives as well as Human Resources, Finance, Chambers, Procurement, and Space & Facilities. This position reports to the Clerk of Court.
June 26, 2019 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for an Operations Support Specialist. 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. The incumbent also provides front line customer service, processes mail and payments, and handles appeal related duties.
June 26, 2019 | Fort Worth Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for an Operations Support Specialist. 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, and other duties as assigned.
June 12, 2019 | 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 a magistrate judge with all aspects of prisoner case management. The position is also responsible for drafting appropriate recommendations and orders for the judge's approval.
May 24, 2019 | Dallas Division
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas, is recruiting for the position of IT Systems and Security Support Specialist. This position is located in the Dallas Clerk’s office and reports to the Director of Information Technology.
April 29, 2019 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Financial Assistant. This is an entry level financial position. Training will be provided to enable the successful candidate to use automated systems unique to the federal judiciary. The incumbent performs financial transactions and maintains required records in accordance with court policies and approved internal controls. The Financial Assistant reports directly to the Financial Administrator.
April 9, 2019 | 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.
March 21, 2019 | Dallas Division
This position is located in the U.S. District Clerk's Office for the Northern District of Texas in the Dallas office. The incumbent works with a team that supports approximately 280 users in seven offices. The incumbent must possess excellent leadership and management skills, along with diverse experience and knowledge related to all aspects of information technology. The incumbent ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data. The incumbent also creates, promotes, and adheres to standardized processes for the delivery of security services. The Director of IT is a senior level manager who reports to the Chief Deputy and supervises a staff of automation professionals.