Jefferson County District Courts & Federal Trial / Appellate Courts

Civil Courts in Beaumont — Jefferson County, Texas
in which a Beaumont Personal Injury Lawyer would file a lawsuit

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

CIVIL COURTS

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:

Jefferson County - County Court at Law No. 2
Jefferson County Courthouse
1001 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8429
Jefferson County - County Court at Law No. 1
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
 (409) 835-8470

 

 

 

Jefferson County - County Court at Law No. 3
Jefferson County Courthouse
1001 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8698

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

Jefferson County 58th Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8434

Jefferson County 60th Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8472

Jefferson County 136th Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1001 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8481

Jefferson County 172nd Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1001 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8485

Jefferson County 279th Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8655

Jefferson County 317th Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8588

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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 may file your claim here if the matter is contested:

Jefferson County 58th Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8434

Jefferson County 60th Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8472

Jefferson County 136th Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1001 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8481

Jefferson County 172nd Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1001 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8485

Jefferson County 279th Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8655

Jefferson County 317th Civil District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8588

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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

Jefferson County - County Court at Law No. 2
Jefferson County Courthouse
1001 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8429
Jefferson County - County Court at Law No. 1
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
 (409) 835-8470

 

 


Jefferson County - County Court at Law No. 3

Jefferson County Courthouse
1001 Pearl Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8698


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

STATE INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE COURTS:

Texas Courts of Appeals

The Ninth Court of Appeals District of Texas
Jefferson County Courthouse
1001 Pearl, Suite 330
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 835-8402

County Coverage:
Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson , Liberty, Montgomery, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler


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

FINAL APPELLATE:

The Supreme Court of Texas

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

Mailing Address:
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 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 Eastern District of Texas - Beaumont Division

Beaumont Division
Jack Brooks Federal Building and United States Courthouse
300 Willow Street, Suite 104, Beaumont, Texas 77701
(409) 654-7000

Main Office - Tyler
106 William M. Steger Federal Bldg and United States Courthouse
211 West Ferguson Street, Tyler, TX 75701
(903) 590-1000

Discovery Hot Line: (903) 590-1198

JUDGES:

Chief Judge David Folsom
(903) 794-4067

District Judge Leonard Davis
(903) 590-1084

District Judge John D. Love
(903) 590-1164

District Judge Michael H. Schneider, Sr.
(903) 590-1091

District Judge Judith Guthire
(903) 590-1077

District Judge Richard A. Schell
(214) 872-4820

District Judge T. John Ward
(903) 935-3868

District Judge Ron Clark
(409) 654-2800

District Judge Marcia A. Crone
(409) 654-2880

Senior District Judge Thad Heartfield
(409) 654-2860

Map of USDC Eastern District of Texas - Beaumont Division

The Beaumont Division covers the following Texas Counties:

Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange


If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas - Beaumont 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 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 Boulevard, 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 Boulevard, 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

 

Read the latest United States Supreme Court Slip Opinions


 

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