Travis County District Courts & Federal Trial / Appellate Courts

Civil Courts in Austin — Travis County, Texas

in which a Personal Injury Lawyer would file a lawsuit

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


Travis County 126th District Civil Court
(512) 854-4308

Travis County 200th District Civil Court
(512) 854-5838

Travis County 201st District Civil Court
(512) 854-5829

Travis County 250th District Civil Court
(512) 854-901

Travis County 261st District Civil Court
(512) 854-9457

Travis County 345th District Civil Court
(512) 854-9457

Travis County 353rd District Civil Court
(512) 854-9457

Travis County 419th District Civil Court
(512) 854-9457

Travis County 53rd District Civil Court
(512) 854-9457

Travis County 98th District Civil Court
(512) 854-9457









The Civil District Courts for Austin and Travis County are located at:

1000 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78767

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

Travis County Civil Court at Law No. 1
(512) 854-9241

Travis County Civil Court at Law No. 2
(512) 854-9242


If there was a Wrongful Death and Survivorship lawsuit and there was an Estate proceeding established in the Travis County Probate Courts, then an Austin wrongful death lawyer could file it in:


Travis County Probate Court No. 1
(512) 854-9258

The Probate Court for Travis County is located at:

1000 Guadalupe Room 217
PO Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767

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


Texas Courts of Appeals

The Third Court of Appeals of Texas
(512) 463-1733

County Coverage:
Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Coke, Comal, Concho, Fayette, Hays, Irion, Lampasa, Lee, Llano, McCulloch, Milam, Mills, Runnel, San Saba, Schleicher, Sterling,
Tom Green, Travis, Williamson Counties

The State Intermediate Appellate Court for Travis County is located at:

Price Daniel Sr. Building
209 West 14th Street, Room 101, Austin, TX 78701

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


The Supreme Court of Texas

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

Mailing Address:
PO Box 12248
Austin, Texas 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 - Austin Division

Austin Division:
U.S. District Clerk's Office
200 West 8th Street, Room 130
Austin, Texas 78701

San Antonio - Main Office:
U.S. District Clerk's Office
655 East Durango Boulevard, Room G65
San Antonio, Texas 78206

General Information Number (512) 916-5896


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 - Austin Division

The Austin Division covers the following Texas Counties:

Bastrop, Blanco, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Gillespie, Hays, Kimble, Lampasas, Lee, Llano, Mason
McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Washington and Williamson

If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas - Austin 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 77002-2655
(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 St., 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 Ave., 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 Blvd., 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 St., 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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