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Northern District of Texas

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

Appointment of U.S. Magistrate Judge Bryant

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Official News Release

DALLAS, TX – D. Gordon Bryant, Jr. has been selected by the district judges of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas to serve as United States Magistrate Judge at the Lubbock Division. Mr. Bryant will begin his service as a magistrate judge on August 1, 2016. A formal investiture ceremony has not yet been scheduled.

Mr. Bryant received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with honors, from Baylor University in 1983, and a Juris Doctor degree from Baylor School of Law in 1986. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Bryant became an associate with Gibson, Ochsner and Adkins in Amarillo. In 1991, Mr. Bryant was selected to serve as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas at Amarillo, and was later appointed Senior Litigation Counsel within the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Mr. Bryant has also frequently served as an instructor and faculty member at the Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center, working with Department and agency attorneys in the areas of trial advocacy and motion practice in federal court.

Mr. Bryant is a member of the State Bar of Texas. He is admitted to practice in the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

A magistrate judge merit selection panel chaired by Fernando Bustos, Esq., assisted the court in screening applicants for the magistrate judge position. Panel members included: Mr. Steve Beasley; Anna McKim, Esq.; Cynthia Mendoza, Esq.; Alison G. Myhra, Esq.; Ms. Stephanie Schreiner Nash; Lawrence M. Doss, Esq.; Fred Bowers, Esq.; and Jeffrey C. Hartsell, Esq.


Contact Person: Karen Mitchell
Clerk of Court