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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Eastern District of Texas

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

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August 12, 2022 | Tyler |
Deadline:
Open until filled
The part-time (20 hours a week) student internship is located in the Clerk’s Office at the U.S. District Court. This temporary internship opportunity will begin in September 2022 and continue for six months. Representative duties include: • Assist with planning, monitoring and inspecting renovations, repairs, installations and construction projects performed by contractors in eight district courthouses. • Shadow team members to become familiar with the wide variety of duties within the department and gain knowledge of how space and facilities work is conducted in the federal judiciary. • Support court personnel regarding purchases, court property, supplies, facility issues and various projects. • Assist in conducting physical inventory of accountable property. • Gain skill in developing creative design solutions based on user requirements within policy design standards and budget restrictions. • Assist in developing documentation for department use. • Same day travel to divisional offices may be required. • Increasing levels of responsibility and duties will be assigned based upon demonstrated abilities and positive performance evaluations. • Other duties as assigned.    
August 2, 2022 | Sherman |
Deadline:
5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, September 16, 2022
The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized appointment of a full-time United States magistrate judge for the Eastern District of Texas at Sherman. The essential function of courts is to dispense justice. An important component of this function is the creation and maintenance of diversity in the court system. A community's belief that a court dispenses justice is heightened when the court reflects the community's racial, ethnic, and gender diversity. The duties of the position are demanding and wide-ranging. They include: conducting (1) most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; (2) trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases; (3) various pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings on delegation from a district judge; and (4) trial and disposition of civil cases upon consent of the litigants. The basic authority of a United States magistrate judge is specified in 28 U.S.C. § 636
June 22, 2022 | Tyler |
Deadline:
Open until filled
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas is accepting applications for a Term Law Clerk positions to the Honorable J. Campbell Barker, U.S. District Judge. This position will begin in August 2024 and will end in August 2025. A term law clerk provides critical support by conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda, orders, and opinions. The position also requires the law clerk to perform clerical and administrative work incident to trial and judicial obligations as needed, including responsibility for tasks of a judicial assistant
June 6, 2022 | Sherman | Plano
Deadline:
Open until filled
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas is accepting applications for two Term Law Clerk position to the Honorable Kimberly Priest Johnson, U.S. Magistrate Judge starting in lateAugust 2023 and will end in August 2024. 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.
May 2, 2022 | Tyler |
Deadline:
Open until filled
The Human Resources Manager reports directly to the Clerk of Court and is responsible for overseeing human resources activities for the District Court and Clerk’s Office. The Human Resources Manager is a working manager capable of performing and advising on all human resources matters, procedures, and practices. Additionally, the Human Resources Manager directs staff who are responsible for completing human resources work timely and in compliance with appropriate guidelines, policies, regulations, and approved internal controls.
January 14, 2022 | Tyler |
Deadline:
Open until filled
The Procurement & Facilities Manager reports directly to the Clerk of Court and is responsible for all procurement functions for the District Court and Clerk’s Office. The incumbent is also responsible for overseeing the space and facilities in which the District Court and Clerk’s Office are tenants. The Procurement & Facilities Manager is a working manager capable of performing all aspects of court procurement and facilities management. Additionally, the Procurement & Facilities Manager directs staff who are responsible for completing procurement and facilities work timely and in compliance with appropriate guidelines, policies, regulations, and internal controls.