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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Northern District of Texas

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

News & Announcements 01/2021

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UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE SAN ANTONIO, 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 Western District of Texas... more
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The physical offices of the Abilene, Lubbock, and San Angelo divisions will be closed Monday, January 11 due to inclement weather. ECF is operational and telephone calls made to the main lines and ECF Help Desks will be answered or returned.
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The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts provided notice this afternoon of a national breach of the CM/ECF system and called upon courts to implement new security procedures to protect highly sensitive documents (HSDs). We do not know if the... more
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Rates for Counsel The hourly rates for CJA appointed counsel have been increased from $155 (previously $152) for non-capital work and $197 (previously $195) for capital work. The new rate applies to services performed on or after January 1, 2021.... more