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Northern District of Texas

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

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January 19, 2022 |
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 Middle District of Louisiana at Baton Rouge. The selection process will be confidential and competitive. The current annual salary is $205,528. Only those persons with a law degree whose character, experience, ability, and impartiality qualify them to serve in the Judicial Branch should apply. Persons shall be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin. The qualification standards and the application form (Parts I and II) are available at www.ca5.uscourts.gov. A PDF version of the completed application form (Parts I and II) must be emailed to mlabankruptcy@ca5.uscourts.gov. THE DEADLINE FOR FILING A COMPLETED APPLICATION (Parts I and II) IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022.   APPLICANTS FOR THIS BANKRUPTCY JUDGE POSITION DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT A FORM AO78
January 18, 2022 | Amarillo Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a term law clerk to a United States magistrate judge. A law clerk to a magistrate judge performs substantive analysis, research, and writing; assists the judge with case management in all phases of litigation; and drafts bench memos, opinions, and orders on matters pending before the judge. The clerkship will start in the middle of March of 2022 and is approximately a term of 17 months (August 2023).
January 10, 2022 | Fort Worth Division
The Operations Support Specialist is a member of the operations section of the Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office. The incumbent is responsible for all facets of case progression, including opening cases, docketing, managing cases from inception to conclusion, ensuring accuracy of electronic case filing system entries, and responding to inquiries regarding filings. The incumbent reports to the Fort Worth Operation’s Work Leader.
January 6, 2022 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Financial Assistant. This is an entry level financial position. Training will be provided to enable the successful candidate to use automated systems unique to the federal judiciary. The incumbent performs financial transactions and maintains required records in accordance with court policies and approved internal controls. The Financial Assistant reports directly to the Financial Administrator.
December 21, 2021 | Abilene Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Operations Support Specialist. This position is located in the District Clerk’s Office in Abilene, Texas. The incumbent provides front line customer service, maintains official case records, reviews submitted documents to determine conformity with federal rules, processes new case information and documents, and processes mail and payments.
December 20, 2021 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Chief Deputy of Operations. This position is located in the District Clerk’s Office in Dallas, Texas. The Chief Deputy of Operations is a senior-level position responsible for the day-to-day administration, supervision, and overall management of the operations departments of the Clerk’s Office. The Chief Deputy of Operations serves as a member of the Clerk’s Office Senior Management Team which includes the Chief Deputy of Administration, Director of Administrative Services, Director of Information Technology, and Division Managers for Dallas, Fort Worth, and West Texas. The incumbent operates with a high level of independence within the policy directives of the Clerk of Court.
December 14, 2021 | Abilene Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a term law clerk to a United States magistrate judge. A law clerk to a magistrate judge performs substantive analysis, research, and writing; assists the judge with case management in all phases of litigation; and drafts bench memos, opinions, and orders on matters pending before the judge. The clerkship will start in August of 2022 and is a term of one to two years.
December 9, 2021 | Fort Worth Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Pro Se Law Clerk. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: reviewing motions to proceed in forma pauperis; screening prisoner petitions and motions, motions to vacate sentence, and civil rights complaints; and assisting judges with all aspects of prisoner case management. The position is also responsible for drafting appropriate recommendations and orders for judge approval.
November 19, 2021 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of Judicial Assistant to a U.S. District Judge in the Dallas office.
October 21, 2021 | Fort Worth Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Operations Support Specialist. This position is located in the District Clerk’s Office in Fort Worth, Texas. The incumbent provides front line customer service, maintains official case records, reviews submitted documents to determine conformity with federal rules, processes new case information and documents, and processes mail and payments.
September 8, 2021 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Procurement Supervisor. The incumbent is responsible for procuring supplies, equipment, miscellaneous services, and furnishings for the court as required. In addition, the incumbent contracts for maintenance and repair of equipment and furniture, ensures adherence to the Guide to Judiciary Policy on procurement practices, processes bills and invoices for payment to vendors and contractors, coordinates with General Services Administration personnel on maintenance related to working conditions, develops and justifies budget requests, maintains the inventory of property, and oversees inventory reconciliations for the court. Duties also include supervising three members of the Procurement staff. The incumbent reports to the Procurement & Facilities Manager in the U.S. District Clerk’s Office in Dallas but provides services to the entire district. Infrequent travel may be required to other divisions in the district.
June 28, 2020 |
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