City of Fort Worth Municipal Court

 The City of Fort Worth is the 12th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 900,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

Jan 20, 2022
Full time
$83,995 - $109,193 yearly
City of Fort Worth Municipal Court
The City of Fort Worth is seeking a qualified attorney to fill a full-time judge position for its Municipal Court of Record.    Essential Duties Presides over jury and non-jury trials; and instructs jury panel regarding applicable laws, procedures and sentences or fines if offender is convicted. Presides over various dockets as assigned including plea dockets, juvenile/truancy dockets, environmental/code dockets, revocation dockets, arraignment dockets and other dockets as necessary. Arbitrates disputes and advises counsel, jury, litigants and Court personnel on Court procedures; administers the judicial system; and settles disputes between opposing parties. Issues search and arrest warrants; sets and forfeits bail for Class C misdemeanors falling under municipal court jurisdiction; and sets bail for felony and misdemeanor arrest warrants. Processes Class C warrant queues, administrative dockets, cash dockets and miscellaneous dockets. Reviews new laws, major...