The Judicial Conference of the United States has
approved the following change with respect to the District
Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, effective May 1, 2013
Administrative fee for filing a civil action, suit, or proceeding in a district court, $50.
Public Notice For Reappointment of Incumbent U.S. Magistrate Judge
The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge John Love at Tyler, Texas is due to expire on January 1, 2014. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of the magistrate judge to a new eight year term.
The duties of a magistrate judge position include the following: (1) conduct of most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; (2) trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases; (3) conduct of various pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings on delegation from the judges of the district court; and (4) trial and disposition of civil cases upon consent of the litigants.
Comments from members of the bar and the public are invited as to whether the incumbent magistrate judge should be recommended by the panel for reappointment by the court. The comments should be directed to the Chair of the Merit Selection Panel, Mike Jones, Esq., Potter Minton, P.C., Suite 500, 110 N College Ave. Tyler, TX 75702 Comments must be received by Friday, April 19, 2014.
Public commentary regarding the local rule amendments in General Order 13-5 is being accepted through Friday, April 5, 2013. Comments should be sent to U.S. District Clerk David Maland at Room 106, William Steger U.S. Courthouse, 211 West Ferguson St., Tyler, TX 75702, or to email@example.com.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas is accepting applications for the position of Term Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Ron Clark located in Beaumont, Texas. Visit our Employment Section for Qualifications and Application Instructions.
Just a reminder, the deadline is quickly approaching for the Eastern District of Texas 2013 Law Day Art Contest. The deadline for entries is Wednesday March 6, 2013 at 5pm. For more information please visit the 2013 Law Day Art Contest section.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas is accepting applications for the position of Term Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Thad Heartfield located in Beaumont, Texas. Visit our Employment Section for Qualifications and Application Instructions.
Any public commentary pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 2071(b) regarding the recent amendments to LR CV-62 and LR AT-1 contained in General Order 12-15 should be conveyed to the Clerk of Court no later than the close of business, October 26, 2012.
The local rule amendments proposed in General Order 12-08 have been approved by the judges of the court subject to a reasonable period of public commentary. See 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b). If you have any recommendations or concerns about these amendments, please convey them to U.S. District Clerk Dave Maland (firstname.lastname@example.org; 903-590-1008) by the close of business on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
The 2012 Beaumont Law Day Art Contest is meant to celebrate and strengthen the American heritage of liberty, justice, and equality under the law.
Click here to view a collage of this years entries.
To view past years, visit our Outreach Section
Per Local Rule CV-5(a)(2)(A), it is the attorney's responsibility to keep their account information, including the email address, current in CM/ECF.
If you are not receiving Notices of Electronic Filing (NEFs) e-mails in your Texas Eastern cases and you think you should be, please update the e-mail address in your CM/ECF account. To do this please follow these instructions: Maintaining Your CM/ECF Account
Local Rule CV-5(a)(2)(A)(i) was abolished by General Order 12-6 in late February 2012. The clerk's office will no longer monitor and remedy "bounce-back" e-mails when a filed document is sent to an attorney in CM/ECF.
The megabyte limit for filing documents in CM/ECF has been increased from 5 megabytes to 15 megabytes. The Eastern District local rules are currently being updated to reflect this change.
It is recommended that scanned documents be set to a resolution of 300 dpi.