Harris County District Courts & Federal Trial / Appellate Courts

Civil Courts in Katy — Harris County, Texas
in which a Truck Accident Lawyer would file a personal injury lawsuit

If you live in Katy and want to file a lawsuit, your Katy Truck Accident 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:

Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 1
(713) 755-6794

Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 2
(713) 755-6796

Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 3
(713) 755-6580

Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 4
(713) 368-6680

 

 

 

 

The Civil District Courts for Katy and Harris County are located at:

Harris County Civil Courthouse
201 Caroline Street, Floors 8 through 14
Houston, TX 77002


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

CIVIL  DISTRICT COURTS:

Harris County 11th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6020

Harris County 55th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6055

Harris County 61st Civil District Court
(713) 368-6070

Harris County 80th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6100

Harris County 113th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6113

Harris County 125th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6141

Harris County 127th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6161

Harris County 129th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6180

Harris County 133rd Civil District Court
(713) 368-6200

Harris County 151st Civil District Court
(713) 368-6222

Harris County 152nd Civil District Court
(713) 368-6040

Harris County 157th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6230

Harris County 164th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6264

Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 3
(713) 368-6660

Harris County 165th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6270

Harris County 189th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6309

Harris County 190th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6310

Harris County 215th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6330

Harris County 234th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6350

Harris County 269th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6370

Harris County 270th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6400

Harris County 281st Civil District Court
(713) 368-6430

Harris County 295th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6450

Harris County 333rd Civil District Court
(713) 368-6470

Harris County 334th Civil District Court
(713) 368-6500

Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 1
(713) 368-6610

Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 2
(713) 755-6796

Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 4
(713) 368-6680

The Civil District Courts for Katy and Harris County are located at:

Harris County Civil Courthouse
201 Caroline Street, Floors 8 through 14
Houston, TX 77002


Harris County has a court specifically designated to handle Multi-district lawsuits, if you are a part of a multi-district case, your claim will be handled here:

Harris County Multi-District Litigation Civil Court
Harris County Civil Courthouse
201 Caroline Street, Suite 740, Houston, TX 77002-1900
(713) 368-6600


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:

Harris County Probate Court No. 1
(713) 368-6700

Harris County Probate Court No. 2
(713) 368-6710

Harris County Probate Court No. 3
(713) 368-6730

Harris County Probate Court No. 4
(713) 368-6767

The Probate Courts for Harris County are located at:

Harris County Civil Courthouse
201 Caroline Street, 6th & 7th Floors
Houston, TX 77002


If you are seeking an appeal from a civil case, it will either be filed here:

INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE:

Court of Appeals for the First Court of Appeals District of Texas
(First Court of Appeals)
(713) 655-2700

County Coverage:
Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Waller and Washington

Court of Appeals for the Fourteenth Court of Appeals District of Texas (Fourteenth Court of Appeals)
(713) 655-2800

County Coverage:
Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Ft. Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Waller and Washington Counties

 

The Intermediate Appellate Courts for Harris County are located at:

1307 San Jacinto Street, Floors 10 & 11
Houston, TX 77002-7018


Harris County is under the jurisdiction of both the 1st and 14th Courts of Appeal and the selection is random for which Appellate Court will handle the truck accident lawyer's appellate issue.

FINAL APPELLATE:

The Supreme Court of Texas
Supreme Court Building
201 W. 14th, Room 104
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-1312


If there is diversity or a “federal question,” then a personal injury lawsuit can be filed in:

The Southern District of Texas - Houston Division

Physical Address:
The United States Courthouse
515 Rusk Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002

Mailing Address:
David J. Bradley, Clerk of Court
PO Box 61010
Houston, Texas 77208

After hours emergency number (832) 215-8626
General Information Number (713) 250-5500

Law Library open to the public:

Fort Bend County Law Library
401 Jackson, Rm 302, Richmond, Texas 77469
(281) 341-3718

JUDGES:

Chief Judge    Ricardo Hinojosa
(956) 618-8100

District Judge    Lynn Nettleton Hughes
(713) 250-5900

District Judge  Kenneth M. Hoyt
(409) 766-3530

District Judge    Sim Lake
(713) 250-5518

District Judge    Melinda Harmon
(713) 250-5518

District Judge    Lee Hyman Rosenthal
(713) 250-5517

District Judge    Janis Graham Jack
(361) 888-3525

District Judge    Vanessa Gilmore
(713) 250-5990

District Judge    Nancy Friedman Atlas
(713) 250-5990

District Judge    Hilda G. Tagle
(956) 548-2510

District Judge    Keith P. Ellison
(713) 250-5533

District Judge    Randy Crane
(956) 618-8083

District Judge    Andrew S. Hanen
(956) 548-2591

District Judge    Micaela Alvarez
(956) 726-2242

District Judge    Gray Hampton Miller
(713) 250-5533

Senior District Judge    George P. Kazen
(956) 726-2237

Senior District Judge    Hayden Wilson Head, Jr. (361)888-3148

Senior District Judge    David Hittner
(713) 250-5533

Senior District Judge    John David Rainey
(361) 788-5030

Senior District Judge    Ewing Werlein, Jr.
(713) 250-5533

Map of USDC Southern District of Texas - Houston Division

Please download a list of all Houston Division Federal Judges and Clerks.

The Houston Division covers the following Texas Counties:

Austin, Brazos, Colorado, Fayette, Ft. Bend, Grimes,
Harris, Madison, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller, Wharton


If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas - Houston 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 70130-3408
(504) 310-7700

The Judges in the Fifth Circuit are:

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

Carolyn Dineen King
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11020
Houston, 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
Houston, 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
Houston, 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
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 250-5185

Will Garwood
903 San Jacinto Blvd., 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
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 250-5462

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

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


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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