September 08, 2023
The First Court of Appeals is now hiring a Law Clerk! This position will work with our central staff attorneys and help handle original proceedings, motions, and other matters. The last day to apply is Friday, September 22, 2023! For more information and to apply, click here.
July 06, 2023
The Court's latest orders and opinions are now even easier to access. They are currently available on Twitter. Here is the link: First Court of Appeals at Houston, Texas (@1stCOA_Houston) / Twitter
July 01, 2023
Deborah Young has been chosen by the First Court of Appeals to serve as its new Clerk of the Court. She replaces Chris Prine who recently retired after serving for 10 years as the Clerk of the Court.
Anne Marie Greenwood has been chosen by the First Court of Appeals to serve as its new Chief Staff Attorney. She replaces Janet Williams who recently retired after 30 years at the Court. Anne is also the lead Chambers Attorney for Chief Justice Adams.
April 26, 2023
TRAP 34.5(a)(13) now mandates that the clerk's record include "in civil cases, any supersedeas bond or certificate of cash deposit in lieu of a bond." Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 34.5(a).
Local Rule dealing with Transfers of Cases Between the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals from Multi-District Litigation enacted. See Local Rule 2 under Practice Before the Court/Local Rules.
October 05, 2021
Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 49 dealing with rehearings and en banc consideration has been revised effective October 1, 2021.