Ector County District Courts & Federal Trial / Appellate Courts

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

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

CIVIL DISTRICT COURTS:

Ector County - County Court at Law No. 1
Room 234
(432) 498-4110

Ector County - County Court at Law No. 2
  Room 235
(432) 498-4120

The Civil Courts at Law for Ector County are located at:

Ector County Courthouse
300 North Grant Avenue
Odessa, TX 79761


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

Ector County 70th District Court
(432) 498-4270

Ector County 161st District Court
(432) 498-4260

Ector County 244th District Court
(432) 498-4240

Ector County 358th District Court
(432) 498-4250

 

 

 

 

The Civil District Courts for Ector County are located at:

Ector County Courthouse
300 North Grant Avenue, Room 316
Odessa, TX 79761


 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 if the matter is contested:

PROBATE COURTS:

Ector County 70th District Court
(432) 498-4270

Ector County 161st District Court
  (432) 498-4260

Ector County 244th District Court
(432) 498-4240

Ector County 358th District Court
(432) 498-4250

The Probate Courts for Ector County are located at:

Ector County Courthouse
300 North Grant Avenue, Room 316
Odessa, TX 79761

If the probate matter is uncontested, your claim may be handled here:
 

 Ector County - County Court at Law No. 1
Room 234
(432) 498-4110
Ector County - County Court at Law No. 2
Room 235
(432) 498-4120l

 

 

The Probate Courts for Ector County are located at:

Ector County Courthouse
300 North Grant Avenue
Odessa, TX 79761


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

STATE INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE COURTS:

Texas Courts of Appeals

Eleventh Court of Appeals of Texas
County Courthouse
100 West Main Street, Suite 300, Eastland, TX 76448
(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


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

FINAL APPELLATE:

The Supreme Court of Texas

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

Mailing Address:
Supreme Court of Texas
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 you civil suit involves a person that lives out of state or involves a "federal question" your claim will be filed here:

United States District Court

The Western District of Texas - Midland-Odessa Division

Division Office: Midland-Odessa
200 East Wall Street, Room 107, Midland, TX 79701
(432) 686-4001

Main Office: San Antonio
655 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., Room G65, San Antonio, TX 78206
(210) 472-6550

 

 

 

 

 

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 Judges

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-Odessa Division

The Odessa-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 Western District of Texas - Midland-Odessa 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, LA 70130
(504) 310-7700

The Judges in the Fifth Circuit are:

Edith H. Jones, Chief Judge
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12505, Houston, TX 77002-2655
(713) 250-5484

Carolyn Dineen King
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11020, Houston, TX 77002-2694
(713) 250-5750

E. Grady Jolly
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 202, Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-4165

W. Eugene Davis
800 Lafayette Street, Suite 5100, Lafayette, LA 70501-6883
(337) 593-5280

Jerry E. Smith
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12621, Houston, TX 77002-2698
(713) 250-5101

Emilio M. Garza
8200 I-10 West, Suite 501, San Antonio, TX 78230-3878
(210) 525-2950

Fortunato P. Benavides
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 450, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5796

Carl E. Stewart
300 Fannin Street, Suite 2299, Shreveport, LA 71101-3074
(318) 676-3765

James L. Dennis
600 Camp Street, Room 219, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8000

Edith Brown Clement
600 Camp Street, Room 200, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8068

Edward C. Prado
755 E. Mulberry Avenue, Suite 350, San Antonio, TX 78212-3186
(210) 472-4060

Priscilla R. Owen
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 434, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5167

Jennifer Walker Elrod
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12014, Houston, TX 77002-2603
(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 77002-2605
(713) 250-5185

Will Garwood
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Room 300, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5113

Patrick E. Higginbotham
903 San Jacinto Boulevard, Room 400, Austin, TX 78701-2450
(512) 916-5723

Jacques L. Wiener, Jr.
600 Camp Street, Room 244, New Orleans, LA 70130-3425
(504) 310-8098

Rhesa H. Barksdale
245 E. Capitol Street, Room 200, Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-5840

Harold R. DeMoss, Jr.
515 Rusk Avenue, Room 12015, Houston, TX 77002-2605
(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

 

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