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Court Locations

Alpine
U.S. District Clerk’s Office
2450 State Hwy. 118
Alpine, Texas 79830

Austin
U.S. District Clerk’s Office
501 West Fifth Street, Suite 1100
Austin, Texas 78701

Del Rio
U.S. District Clerk’s Office
111 East Broadway, Room L100
Del Rio, Texas 78840

El Paso
U.S. District Clerk’s Office
525 Magoffin Avenue, Suite 105
El Paso, Texas 79901

Fort Hood
U.S. District Clerk’s Office
MG Williams Justice Center
Bldg. 5794, Tank Destroyer Blvd.
Fort Hood, Texas 76544-0507

Midland / Odessa
U.S. District Clerk’s Office
200 East Wall, Room 222
Midland, Texas 79701

Pecos
U.S. District Clerk’s Office
410 South Cedar
Pecos, Texas 79772

San Antonio
U.S. District Clerk’s Office
655 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., Room G65
San Antonio, Texas 78206

Waco
U.S. District Clerk’s Office
800 Franklin Ave., Room 380
Waco, Texas 76701

News & Announcements

San Antonio Division Attorney Pro Bono Requirements

In accordance with Part IV of the Standing Order Establishing A+, A, and B Panels for Civil Appointments in the San Antonio Division and Supplementing Amended Plan for Reimbursement of Counsel (W.D. Tex. Apr. 1, 2021), all attorneys in private practice admitted in the San Antonio Division will be placed on one of three panels for pro bono appointment in civil cases. As indicated by the Order, placement depends on each attorney’s experience, expertise, and interest in handling pro bono matters. This page allows you Continue reading →

In Memoriam – Judge Philip R. Martinez

In Memoriam Judge Philip R. Martinez July 13, 1957 – February 26, 2021 The Western District of Texas is mourning the loss of our esteemed colleague District Judge Phil R. Martinez who passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021.  Judge Martinez was a native El Pasoan and received his education at the University of Texas at El Paso and Harvard Law School where he earned his Juris Doctorate.  He served as a judge on the El Paso County Court at Law #1 from 1991- 1994, Continue reading →

A New Way to Access eVoucher

Effective February 22, 2021 there is a new way to log into eVoucher. Please review the CJA Training Materials page for a video presentation that will walk you through the steps necessary to complete your new login and link multiple eVoucher accounts (if applicable).

Change in Presentence Report Delivery for Austin Del Rio and Waco

Affecting Austin, Del Rio, and Waco This announcement is for all attorneys practicing criminal law in The Western District of Texas, specifically the Austin, Del Rio, and Waco Divisions. Beginning March 15, 2021, the U.S. Probation Office for the Western District of Texas will modify the method used to disclose Pre-Sentence Reports, Addendums, and Violation Reports. You will no longer receive a notification (NEF) from CM/ECF but will instead receive an email directly from the U.S. Probation Services Office for the Western District of Texas Continue reading →

Modified Filing Procedures for Highly Sensitive Documents

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has provided notice of an apparent compromise of the confidentiality of the CM/ECF system and called upon courts to implement new security procedures to protect highly sensitive documents (HSDs).  We have no confirmation of direct impact to the Western District of Texas specifically at this time.  The Court has implemented procedures for submitting HSD’s the court: Order Regarding Procedures for the Filing, Service and Management of Highly Sensitive Documents – Filed on 1/13/21.

Change in Attorney Access to Presentence Reports

Affecting San Antonio, Midland, Pecos, and Alpine This announcement is for all attorneys practicing criminal law in The Western District of Texas, specifically the San Antonio, Midland, and Pecos Divisions. Beginning January 18, 2021, the U.S. Probation Office for the Western District of Texas will modify the method used to disclose Pre-Sentence Reports, Addendums, and Violation Reports. You will no longer receive a notification (NEF) from CM/ECF but will instead receive an email directly from the U.S. Probation Services Office for the Western District of Continue reading →
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