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Eastern District of Texas

Judge Rodney Gilstrap, Chief Judge
David A. O'Toole, Clerk of Court

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October 17, 2019 | Sherman Division |
Deadline:
Open until filled
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas is accepting applications for two Law Clerk positions to U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant, III and U.S. District Judge Sean D. Jordan starting in the fall of 2020 to go until September 30, 2021. These positions provide critical support by conducting legal research and preparing legal memoranda, orders and draft opinions on both civil and criminal cases.
October 1, 2019 | Sherman Division |
Deadline:
Open until filled
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas is accepting applications for two Term Law Clerk positions to the Honorable Christine Nowak, U.S. Magistrate Judge. The start date for these positions is September 1, 2020 and October 1, 2020, and they are each a one-year term with the possibility of continuing up to two years. The term law clerk provides critical support by conducting legal research and preparing legal memoranda, orders, and draft opinions on both civil and criminal cases.
August 1, 2019 | Sherman Division | Plano
Deadline:
Open until filled
Courtroom deputies perform general or specialized court or courtroom functions such as electronic court recording operator (ECRO) duties, calendaring, and/or similar courtroom services work. The duties involve managing the judge’s caseload, attending and logging court proceedings, processing orders, and recording proceedings. This job entails a high level of knowledge and complexity regarding court or courtroom operations, including calendar responsibilities.
July 30, 2019 | Sherman Division, Tyler Division |
Deadline:
Open until filled
This position involves working directly with judges on managing prisoner civil rights and habeas corpus cases. Duties include writing draft orders and managing pro se cases. The pro se law clerk independently conducts legal research, reviews case records/filings and drafts proposed opinions, memorandum decisions and orders. This position provides objective advice to judges, chambers and court staff and provides information to litigants and attorneys. In addition, the pro se law clerk works closely with judges assisting with various pretrial conferences and trials.
June 17, 2019 | Tyler Division |
Deadline:
Open until filled
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas is a public service-oriented organization focused on providing exceptional customer service to the court, members of the legal community and the general public. Currently, we are seeking an innovative and experienced individual to serve as an Official Court Reporter for the U.S. District Court. There are seven offices within the Eastern District of Texas: Beaumont, Lufkin, Marshall, Plano, Sherman, Texarkana, and Tyler.