Author Archives: Reuben Amaro

Term Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel – Austin, TX

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is recruiting for a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel to serve a one-year term beginning October 1, 2022. A law clerk to a district judge performs research and writing on substantive and procedural issues and is responsible for preparing bench memos, orders, and opinions on matters pending before the judge. The term law clerk will work under the supervision of the district judge and guidance of the career law clerk. The Continue reading →

Notice of Vacancy – U.S. Bankruptcy Judge – Austin, 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 at Austin. The qualification standards and the application form (Parts I and II) are available at www.ca5.uscourts.gov. Four completed applications (Parts I and II) should be mailed to Lorie A. Robinson, Circuit Executive, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 600 Camp Street, Room 100, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. A PDF version of the Continue reading →

Term Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Anne T. Berton – El Paso, TX

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas in El Paso is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Law Clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Anne T. Berton. Graduation from an accredited law school is required. Looking for applicants with a strong work ethic and the ability to work as a member of a team, with excellent research, communication, and writing skills. Experience on Law Review/Journal required. Applications should be submitted through OSCAR only please. Announcement for Term Law Clerk to Continue reading →

Term Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Hightower – Austin, TX

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is recruiting for a term law clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Hightower. The term law clerk assists the magistrate judge with the fast-paced civil docket by preparing the judge for hearings, researching legal issues, and drafting orders and reports and recommendations. The term law clerk will work under the supervision of the magistrate judge and guidance of the career law clerk. The term law clerk will manage an assigned portion of the docket Continue reading →

Career Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry J. Bemporad – San Antonio, TX

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is seeking applicants for a Career Judicial Law Clerk position to support Magistrate Judge Henry J. Bemporad in the San Antonio Division. This position is anticipated to begin September 25, 2023. The Court ‘s caseload is evenly split between criminal and civil cases. The law clerk’s primary responsibility is to assist the magistrate judge in actively managing the civil docket, ensuring that cases reach trial or settlement through efficient discovery and motion practice. The Continue reading →

Term Law Clerk to Chief U.S. District Judge Orlando L. Garcia- San Antonio, TX

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is recruiting for a law clerk to Chief U.S. District Judge Orlando L. Garcia to serve a two-year term beginning September 19, 2022. A law clerk to a district judge performs research and writing on substantive and procedural issues and is responsible for preparing bench memos, orders, and opinions on matters pending before the judge. The term law clerk will work under the supervision of the district judge and guidance of the career law Continue reading →

Office Closure – April 15, 2022

By Order of the Court, the following Divisions and Offices will be closed on Friday, April 15, 2022. These orders affect the offices of the U.S. District Court, U.S. Magistrate Court, U.S. District Clerk, U.S. Probation and U.S. Pretrial Services. Please reference court orders for: Austin, Del Rio, El Paso, Midland, Pecos, Alpine, San Antonio, Waco

Office Closure – April 8, 2022

By Order of the Court, the U.S. Courthouse in San Antonio, Texas will be closed on Friday, April 8, 2022. This order affects the offices of the U.S. District Court, U.S. Magistrate Court, U.S. District Clerk’s Office, U.S. Probation Office, U.S. Pretrial Services Office and the Federal Public Defender’s Office. Please reference Court Order