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Northern District of Texas

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

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The physical offices of the Abilene, Lubbock, and San Angelo divisions will be closed Monday, January 11 due to inclement weather. ECF is operational and telephone calls made to the main lines and ECF Help Desks will be answered or returned.
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The next TXND Electronic Case Filing (ECF) Tips training will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 10:00. Please click here for more information.
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The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts provided notice this afternoon of a national breach of the CM/ECF system and called upon courts to implement new security procedures to protect highly sensitive documents (HSDs). We do not know if the... more
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Rates for Counsel The hourly rates for CJA appointed counsel have been increased from $155 (previously $152) for non-capital work and $197 (previously $195) for capital work. The new rate applies to services performed on or after January 1, 2021.... more
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The U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas is seeking quotes for renewal of our VMware maintenance contracts. The contract numbers are 310323843, 339147245, 30440947 and 30702142. Proposals should be emailed to Karsten Streufert at... more
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Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence, adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 27, 2020. Under the... more