The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas is soliciting qualified applicants in order to appoint a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for its Laredo Division, pending approval of the position by the Fifth Circuit Judicial Council and the Judicial Conference of the United States Courts. The current annual salary of the position is $191,360. The term of office is 8 years.
A full public notice for the position, which includes information concerning background and IRS tax checks as well as financial disclosure requirements, and the application form are available in the office of the United States District Clerk at Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Galveston, Houston, Laredo, McAllen and Victoria. The notice is also available on the Court=s website at www.txs.uscourts.gov.
Applications may be submitted in person or by mail and must be received by 5:00 p.m. on May 18, 2018, at the Office of the United States District Clerk, Southern District of Texas; 1300 Victoria St., Suite 1131, Laredo, TX 78040; Attn: Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Committee. If you were an applicant for the most recent Laredo Magistrate Judge vacancy (November 2017), simply submit a letter of interest by the deadline to the address above.
All applications will be kept confidential, unless the applicant consents to disclosure. Applications will be examined only by members of the merit selection committee and judges of the district court. The committee’s deliberations will remain confidential.
About U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas is one of the largest district courts among the country's 94 federal judicial districts. The district courts, combined with the appellate courts and the Supreme Court, make up the judicial branch of the federal government. The Southern District of Texas consists of the following seven divisional offices: Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Galveston, Houston, Laredo, McAllen and Victoria.