The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas seeks to appoint a full-time magistrate judge for its Brownsville Division. Applications will be accepted electronically or in hard copy. Please review the public notice and the cover page of the questionnaire for detailed instructions.
Public Notice Posted: July 20, 2022. Applications due September 20, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.
Click here to learn what it takes to qualify as a federal magistrate judge and about the selection process.
For detailed information on the selection process, review Selection and Appointment of Magistrate Judges.
Click here to view notice in .pdf format
Click here to download questionnaire in .pdf format
Click here to download questionnaire in .docx format
Click here to go to the online application portal
Please note: The online application process requires that you complete the questionnaire and attach it, and any supplemental materials, electronically. See the cover page of the questionnaire for instructions on applying electronically or with hard copy materials. Please select one method and apply only once. If you apply via the online portal, you do not need to also provide hard copies. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call Rebekah Briggs at 713-250-5359.