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

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is recruiting for a term law clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry Bemporad. The term law clerk assists the magistrate judge with the civil docket by preparing and assisting the judge in connection with hearings and trials, researching legal issues, and drafting initial drafts of orders and reports and recommendations. The term law clerk also supports the magistrate judge with the criminal docket by managing warrants and other requests from the U.S. Attorney’s Office Continue reading →

Public Notice for Appointment of New United States Magistrate Judge in Sherman, Texas

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized appointment of a full-time United States magistrate judge for the Eastern District of Texas at Sherman. The completed application must be submitted as a single pdf via e-mail by 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, September 16, 2022, to the following email address: hr@txed.uscourts.gov. Please reference Sherman Magistrate Judge Application in the subject line. PUBLIC NOTICE FOR APPOINTMENT OF NEW UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE IN SHERMAN, TEXAS EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS APPLICATION FOR UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE Continue reading →

Term Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Richard Farrer – San Antonio, TX

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is recruiting for a term law clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Richard Farrer. The term law clerk assists the magistrate judge with the civil docket by preparing and assisting the judge in connection with hearings and trials, researching legal issues, and drafting initial drafts of orders and reports and recommendations. The term law clerk also supports the magistrate judge with the criminal docket by managing warrants and other requests from the U.S. Attorney’s Office Continue reading →

CM/ECF will be unavailable during NextGen Conversion

In preparation for our NextGen conversion, be aware that CM/ECF will be unavailable beginning Thursday, July 28th at 6:00pm (CT) through Monday, August 1st at 8:00am (CT). All divisional offices will remain open for business on Friday. Should you have a FILING EMERGENCY, please contact the CM/ECF Help Desk at txwd_ecf_help@txwd.uscourts.gov.

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 →

Upgrade to CM/ECF Scheduled for the Western District of Texas

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas will be upgrading its case management software to the Next Generation (commonly called NextGen) of ECF during the weekend of July 29-31, 2022.  Beginning Monday, August 1, 2022, attorneys will be required to log in to ECF through a PACER account to file documents.   All attorney information concerning actions to be taken are posted on the “Attorney Guidance for Access to NextGen” page. Attorneys need to obtain (or upgrade) their individual PACER accounts  To obtain a new PACER account or upgrade an existing PACER account 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 →