Midland County District Courts & Federal Trial / Appellate Courts

Civil Courts in Midland — Midland County, Texas
in which a Personal Injury Lawyer would file a lawsuit

If you live in Midland and want to file a lawsuit, your Midland Personal Injury Attorney will know in which of these courts your case should be filed.

If your claim is worth between $10,000 and $100,000 you may file here or in one of the County District Courts that have concurrent jurisdiction with the County Courts at law:

COUNTY COURTS AT LAW:

 

Midland County Court at Law
200 W Wall 6
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 688-4460
Midland County Court at Law No. 2
200 W Wall 6
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 688-4460

 

CIVIL DISTRICT COURTS:

If your claim is worth over $100,000 you will file here:

Midland County 142nd District Court
200 W Wall 301
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 688-4375

Midland County 238th District Court
200 W Wall 301
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 688-4375

Midland County 318th District Court
200 W Wall 301
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 688-4390

Midland County 385th District Court
200 W Wall 301
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 688-4385

Midland County 441st District Court
200 W Wall 301
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 688-4520


If you have an estate proceeding OR there was a Wrongful Death and Survivorship lawsuit and there was an Estate proceeding established in the Probate Courts, you would file your claim here:

PROBATE COURTS:

Midland County Court at Law
(432) 688-4460
Midland County Court at Law No.2
(432) 688-4460

The Probate Courts for Midland and Midland County are located at:

200 W Wall 6
Midland TX 79701
(432) 688-4460


If you are seeking an appeal from a civil case, it will be filed in one of these appellate courts:

STATE INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE COURTS:

Texas Courts of Appeals

Court of Appeals for the Eleventh District of Texas
(Eleventh Court of Appeals)
(254) 629-2638

County Coverage:
Baylor, Borden, Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Dawson, Eastland, Ector, Erath, Fisher, Gaines, Glasscock, Haskell, Howard, Jones, Knox, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Palo Pinto, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor, and Throckmorton Counties

The State Intermediate Appellate Courts for Midland County are located at:

County Courthouse
100 West Main Street, Suite 300
Eastland, TX 76448
(254) 629-2638



Finally, if you wish to appeal a civil decision from the appellate courts you will file it in:

FINAL APPELLATE:

The Supreme Court of Texas

Physical Address:
Supreme Court Building
201 W. 14th Street, Room 104
Austin, TX 78701

Mailing Address:
PO Box 12248
Austin, TX 78711

Contact by Telephone/Fax
Main: (512) 463-1312    Fax: (512) 463-1365

 

Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson

Justice Nathan L. Hecht

Justice Dale Wainwright

Justice David Medina

Justice Paul W. Green

Justice Phil Johnson

Justice Don R. Willett

Justice Eva Guzman

Justice Debra Lehrmann

Supreme Court of Texas Case Search


If your civil suit involves a person who lives out-of-state, or if there is diversity or a “federal question,” then a personal injury lawsuit can be filed in:

United States District Court

The Western District of Texas - Midland Division

Midland Divisional Office
Federal Building United States Courthouse
200 East Wall Street, Room 107
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 686-4001

San Antonio Main Office
G-65 John H. Wood, Jr., United States Courthouse
655 East Durango Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78206
(210) 472-6550

Midland County Law Library

500 N. Loraine Street, Suite Number 100
Midland, TX 79701  
(432) 688-4351

JUDGES:

Chief Judge Samuel Frederick Biery Jr.
(210) 472-6505

District Judge Walter Scott Smith, Jr.
(254) 750-1519

District Judge Sam Sparks
(512) 916-5230

District Judge Orlando Luis Garcia
(210) 472-6565

District Judge Philip Ray Martinez
(915) 534-6736

District Judge Alia M. Ludlum
(830) 703-2038

District Judge Robert A. Junell
(432) 686-4020

District Judge Kathleen Cardone
(915) 534-6740

District Judge Earl Leroy Yeakel III
(512) 916-5756

District Judge Frank Montalvo
(915) 534-6600

District Judge Xavier Rodriguez
(210) 472-6575

Senior District Judge Harry Lee Hudspeth
(512) 916-5837

Senior District Judge James Robertson Nowlin
(512) 916-5675

Senior District Judge David Briones
(915) 534-6744

Map of USDC Western District of Texas - Midland Division

Please download a list of all Federal Judges and Clerks.

The Midland Division covers the following Texas Counties:

Andrews, Crane, Ector, Martin, Midland and Upton Counties


If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas - Midland Division, you would appeal to the Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

600 South Maestri Place
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
(504) 310-7700

The Judges in the Fifth Circuit are:

Edith H. Jones, Chief Judge
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12505
Midland, TX 77002
(713) 250-5484

Carolyn Dineen King
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11020
Midland, TX 77002
(713) 250-5750

E. Grady Jolly
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 202
Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 965-4165

W. Eugene Davis
800 Lafayette Street, Suite 5100
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 593-5280

Jerry E. Smith
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12621
Midland, TX 77002
(713) 250-5101

Emilio M. Garza
8200 I-10 West, Suite 501
San Antonio, TX 78230
(210) 525-2950

Fortunato P. Benavides
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 450
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 916-5796

Carl E. Stewart
300 Fannin Street, Suite 2299
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318) 676-3765

James L. Dennis
600 Camp Street, Room 219
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 310-8000

Edith Brown Clement
600 Camp Street, Room 200
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 310-8068

Edward C. Prado
755 E. Mulberry Avenue, Suite 350
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 472-4060

Priscilla R. Owen
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 434
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 916-5167

Jennifer Walker Elrod
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12014
Midland, TX 77002
(713) 250-7590

Leslie H. Southwick
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 222
Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 965-4017

Catharina Haynes
1100 Commerce Street, Room 1264
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2750

Senior Judges:

Thomas M. Reavley
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11009
Midland, TX 77002
(713) 250-5185

Will Garwood
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 300
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 916-5113

Patrick E. Higginbotham
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 400
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 916-5723

Jacques L. Wiener, Jr.
600 Camp Street, Room 244
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 310-8098

Rhesa H. Barksdale
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 200
Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 965-5840

Harold R. DeMoss, Jr.
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12015
Midland, TX 77002
(713) 250-5462

 

Opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

States that make up the 5th Circuit are Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.


If you wished to appeal from the 5th Circuit, you would file a Writ of Certiorari with:

The United States Supreme Court
Washington, D.C.

Contact information for the Supreme Court of the United States and its Justices:

Clerk's Office: (202) 479-3011
Public Information Office: (202) 479-3211
General Inquiry: (202) 479-3000

Supreme Court of the United States
1 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20543

 

The chambers of the Supreme Court Justices are located mainly on the second floor of the Supreme Court building, with the exception of Justice Ginsburg's third floor chambers. Their individual chambers are not available to the public, and no direct phone line to a Justice exists for the public. The Justices may be contacted only via traditional mail. The nine Justices and the preferred way to address a letter are listed below.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable John G. Roberts
Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Justice Antonin Scalia

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Antonin Scalia
Associate Justice

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy
Associate Justice

Justice Clarence Thomas

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice

Justice Stephen G. Breyer

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer
Associate Justice

Justice Samuel Anthony Alito

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Samuel Anthony Alito
Associate Justice

Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor
Associate Justice

Justice Elena Kagan

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Elena Kagan
Associate Justice

 

Read the latest United States Supreme Court Slip Opinions


 

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