The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas seeks to appoint a full-time magistrate judge for its Houston 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: April 1, 2021. Applications due June 8, 2021 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 the public notice in .pdf format.
Click here to go to the online application portal.*
Click here to download questionnaire in .pdf format.
Click here to download questionnaire in .docx format.
*Please note: The online application process requires you to complete the questionnaire and include it as one of the attachments to your application. 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.