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Northern District of Texas

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

Swearing-In Schedule

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Swearing-In Schedule
Chief Judge Lynn By appointment only. Email the Court Coordinator at to set up an appointment.
  214-753-2420 Dallas
Judge Lindsay 1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays by appointment only 1:30 214-753-2365 Dallas
Judge Godbey Mondays by appointment only   214-753-2700 Dallas
Judge Kinkeade Wednesdays by appointment only. Contact Cheri Leatherwood
at 214-753-2720 to schedule an appointment.
9:30 214-753-2720 Dallas
Judge Boyle Thursdays by appointment only. Email the Court Coordinator at to set up an appointment.
1:30 214-753-2748 Dallas
Judge O'Connor No appointments at this time   817-850-6788 Fort Worth
Senior Judge Fish Tuesdays by appointment only 1:45 214-753-2310 Dallas
Senior Judge Fitzwater Upcoming Dates: Dec. 14, Jan.18, and Jan. 25
Arrive at 8:45 a.m. in Courtroom No. 1525 with completed paperwork.

NOTE: On Jan. 11 Judge Fitzwater will conduct an afternoon swearing-in. Please arrive no later than 1:30 p.m. with completed paperwork.

8:45 214-753-2333 Dallas
Senior Judge Cummings By appointment only   806-472-1922 Lubbock
Senior Judge McBryde By appointment only   817-850-6650 Fort Worth
Senior Judge Means By appointment only   817-850-6670 Fort Worth