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Houston Division


Bob Casey United States Courthouse
515 Rusk Avenue
Houston, TX 77002


Nathan Ochsner
Clerk of Court
P. O. Box 61010
Houston, TX 77208


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday


Darlene Hansen

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Security and Electronic Device Policy

Government issued photo identification required to enter the Courthouse.
Cell phones, laptops, and other wireless devices are allowed in the courthouse but cannot be used in the courtroom without approval from the judge.
Broadcasting, televising, recording, or photographing is not allowed anywhere in the courthouse without a presiding judge's authorization.


Clerk of Court:

General Information 713-250-5500
After Hours Emergencies 832-215-8626

District Judges:

Alfred H. Bennett 
Case Manager: Lisa Edwards 713-250-5850

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Keith Ellison 
Case Manager: Arturo Rivera 713-250-5181

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Charles Eskridge 
Case Manager: Jennelle Gonzalez 713-250-5257

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Andrew S. Hanen
Case Manager: Rhonda Hawkins 713-250-5518

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George C. Hanks Jr.
Case Manager: Kimberly Picota 713-250-5406

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David Hittner (Senior Judge) 
Case Manager: Joseph Wells 713-250-5511

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Kenneth M. Hoyt (Senior Judge) 
Case Manager: Cynthia Horace 713-250-5515

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Sim Lake (Senior Judge) 
Case Manager: Sheila Anderson 713-250-5514

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Gray Miller (Senior Judge) 
Case Manager: Glenda Hassan 713-250-5516

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Lee H. Rosenthal 
Case Manager: Lisa Eddins 713-250-5517

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Drew B. Tipton 
Case Manager: Kellie Papaioannou 361-693-6403

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Ewing Werlein, Jr. (Senior Judge) 
Case Manager: Marilyn Flores 713-250-5533

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Bankruptcy Judges:

Christopher M. Lopez 
Case Manager: Rosario Saldana 713-250-5645

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Marvin Isgur 
Case Manager: Tyler Laws 713-250-5421

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Jeffrey P. Norman 
Case Manager: Mario Rios 713-250-5393

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Eduardo V. Rodriguez (Chief Bankruptcy Judge) 
Case Manager: Jeannie Chavez 956-928-7082

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Magistrate Judges:

Richard W. Bennett 
Case Manager: Shannon Jones 713-250-5703

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Peter Bray 
Case Manager: Jason Marchand 713-250-5148

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Christina Bryan 
Case Manager: Melissa Morgan-Faircloth 713-250-5158

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Yvonne Ho 
Case Manager: Rachel Willborg 713-250-5725

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Dena Hanovice Palermo 
Case Manager: Carol Felchak 713-250-5672

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Federal Public Defender 713-718-4600
U.S. Attorney 713-567-9000
U.S. Marshal 713-718-4800
U.S. Probation 713-250-5266