Introduction to Local Court Rules

Effective April 26, 2012

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WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS

The UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS is comprised of seven divisions.

  1. The AUSTIN DIVISION comprises the following counties: Bastrop, Blanco, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Gillespie, Hays, Kimble, Lampasas, Lee, Llano, Mason, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Washington and Williamson.

    Court for the Austin Division shall be held at Austin. The addresses and telephone numbers for the residing U.S. District Judges and the U.S. District Clerk at Austin are as follows:

    Hon. Lee Yeakel
    U.S. District Judge
    501 West 5th Street, Suite 7300
    Austin, Texas 78701
    (512) 916-5756

    Hon. Robert L. Pitman
    U.S. District Judge
    501 West 5th Street, Suite 5300
    Austin, Texas 78701
    (512) 391-8824

    Hon. Sam Sparks
    Senior U.S. District Judge
    501 West 5th Street, Suite 5300
    Austin, Texas 78701
    (512) 916-5230

    Hon. James R. Nowlin
    Senior U.S. District Judge
    501 West 5th Street, Suite 6400
    Austin, Texas 78701
    (512) 916-5675

    U.S. District Clerk
    U.S. Courthouse
    501 West 5th Street, Suite 1100
    Austin, Texas 78701
    (512) 916-5896

  2. The DEL RIO DIVISION comprises the following counties: Edwards, Kinney, Maverick, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde and Zavala.

    Court for the Del Rio Division shall be held at Del Rio. The addresses and telephone numbers for the residing U.S. District Judge and the U.S. District Clerk at Del Rio are as follows:

    Hon. Alia Moses
    U.S. District Judge
    111 East Broadway, Room A-202
    Del Rio, Texas 78840
    (830) 703-2038

    U.S. District Clerk
    U.S. Courthouse
    111 East Broadway, Room 100
    Del Rio, Texas 78840
    (830) 703-2054

  3. The EL PASO DIVISION comprises the following counties: El Paso and Hudspeth.

    Court for the El Paso Division shall be held at El Paso. The addresses and telephone numbers for the residing U.S. District Judges and the U.S. District Clerk at El Paso are as follows:

    Hon. Philip R. Martinez
    U.S. District Judge
    Albert Armendariz, Sr. U.S. Courthouse
    525 Magoffin Avenue, Suite 661
    El Paso, Texas 79901
    (915) 534-6736

    Hon. Kathleen Cardone
    U.S. District Judge
    Albert Armendariz, Sr. U.S. Courthouse
    525 Magoffin Avenue, Suite 561
    El Paso, Texas 79901
    (915) 534-6740

    Hon. Frank Montalvo
    U.S. District Judge
    Albert Armendariz, Sr. U.S. Courthouse
    525 Magoffin Avenue, Suite 461
    El Paso, Texas 79901
    (915) 534-6600

    Hon. David C. Guaderrama
    U.S. District Judge
    Albert Armendariz, Sr. U.S. Courthouse
    525 Magoffin Avenue, Suite 361
    El Paso, Texas 79901
    (915) 534-6005

    Hon. David Briones
    Senior U.S. District Judge
    Albert Armendariz, Sr. U.S. Courthouse
    525 Magoffin Avenue, Suite 761
    El Paso, Texas 79901
    (915) 534-6744

    U.S. District Clerk
    Albert Armendariz, Sr. U.S. Courthouse
    525 Magoffin Avenue, Suite 105
    El Paso, Texas 79901
    (915) 534-6725

  4. The PECOS DIVISION comprises the following counties: Brewster, Culberson, Jeff Davis, Loving, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Ward and Winkler.

    Court for the Pecos Division shall be held at Pecos. The address and telephone number for the U.S. District Clerk at Pecos is:

    1. U.S. District Clerk
    2. Lucius D. Bunton, III U.S. Courthouse
    3. 410 South Cedar Street
    4. Pecos, Texas 79772
    5. (432) 445-4228
  5. The SAN ANTONIO DIVISION comprises the following counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Dimmit, Frio, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina, Real and Wilson.

    Court for the San Antonio Division shall be held at San Antonio. The addresses and telephone numbers for the residing U.S. District Judges and the U.S. District Clerk at San Antonio are as follows:

    Hon. Orlando L. Garcia
    Chief U.S. District Judge
    John H. Wood, Jr., U.S. Courthouse
    655 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
    San Antonio, Texas 78206
    (210) 472-6565

    Hon. Fred Biery
    U.S. District Judge
    John H. Wood, Jr., U.S. Courthouse
    655 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
    San Antonio, Texas 78206
    (210) 472-6505

    Hon. Xavier Rodriguez
    U.S. District Judge
    John H. Wood, Jr., U.S. Courthouse
    655 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
    San Antonio, Texas 78206
    (210) 472-6575

    Hon. Robert L. Pitman
    U.S. District Judge
    John H. Wood, Jr., U.S. Courthouse
    655 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
    San Antonio, Texas 78206
    (210) 472-6570

    Hon. David A. Ezra
    Senior U.S. District Judge
    John H. Wood, Jr., U.S. Courthouse
    655 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
    San Antonio, Texas 78206
    (210) 472-5870

    U.S. District Clerk
    John H. Wood, Jr., U.S. Courthouse
    655 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.,
    Room G-65
    San Antonio, Texas 78206
    (210) 472-6550

  6. The WACO DIVISION comprises the following counties: Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Falls, Freestone, Hamilton, Hill, Leon, Limestone, McLennan, Milam, Robertson and Somervell.

    Court for the Waco Division shall be held at Waco. The addresses and telephone number for the residing U.S. District Judge and the U.S. District Clerk at Waco are as follows:

    Hon. Robert L. Pitman
    U.S. District Judge
    501 W. 5th Street, Suite 5300
    Austin, Texas 78701
    (512)391-8824

    U.S. District Clerk
    U.S. Courthouse, Room 380
    800 Franklin Avenue
    Waco, Texas 76701
    (254) 750-1501

  7. The MIDLAND/ODESSA DIVISION comprises the following counties: Andrews, Crane, Ector, Martin, Midland and Upton.

    Court for the Midland/Odessa Division shall be held at Midland. Court may be held, in the discretion of the Court, in Odessa, when courtroom facilities are made available at no expense to the government. The addresses and telephone numbers for the residing Sr. U.S. District Judge and the U.S. District Clerk at Midland are as follows:

    Hon. David Counts
    U.S. District Judge
    U.S. Courthouse
    200 E. Wall, Room 301
    Midland, Texas 79701
    (432) 686-4020

    Hon. Robert A. Junell
    Senior U.S. District Judge
    U.S. Courthouse
    200 E. Wall, Room 317
    Midland, Texas 79701
    (432) 686-4020

    U.S. District Clerk
    U.S. Courthouse
    200 E. Wall, Room 222
    Midland, Texas 79701
    (432) 686-4001

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