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Northern District of Texas

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

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August 25, 2021 | Fort Worth Division
The Division Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation and administration of the Fort Worth divisional office, provides leadership and direction to employees, and ensures the timeliness, quality, and quantity of work product. The Fort Worth divisional office provides support for two United States Bankruptcy Judges and their chambers staff. The Division Manager serves as liaison between the Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office and the judges, the public, other government agencies, and vendors in matters affecting the Fort Worth divisional office. The Division Manager works closely with the Clerk’s Office leadership team in identifying and implementing best practices for Fort Worth and other divisions in the district. The Fort Worth Division Manager reports to the Chief Deputy.
August 17, 2021 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of court reporter. A court reporter performs court reporting services for any judicial proceeding as required. The position is a shared position that works for the entire court but is primarily assigned to one district judge.
August 13, 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.
August 4, 2021 | Dallas Division
NOTICE OF VACANCY UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE DALLAS, 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 Northern District of Texas at Dallas. The position will require regular overnight travel to other divisions within the Northern District of Texas. The selection process will be confidential and competitive. The current annual salary is $201,112. 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 forms (Parts I and II) are available at www.ca5.uscourts.gov. Four copies of each completed application form (Parts I and II) must be mailed to Theodore P. Cominos, Circuit Executive, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 600 Camp Street, Room 100, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. Additionally, PDF versions of each completed application form (Parts I and II) must be emailed to ntxbankruptcy@ca5.uscourts.gov.   DEADLINE FOR FILING COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2021.   APPLICANTS FOR THIS BANKRUPTCY JUDGE POSITION  DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT A FORM AO78  
August 2, 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.
April 26, 2021 | Fort Worth Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a Courtroom Deputy to a United States Magistrate Judge. This position is in the U.S. District Clerk’s Office in Fort Worth, and reports to the Fort Worth Division Manager. The duties involve managing the judge’s caseload, attending and logging proceedings, and processing orders. This position entails a high level of knowledge and complexity regarding court and courtroom operations.
March 27, 2021 | 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.
June 28, 2020 |
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