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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas|
|Active:||01/09/2009 - Present|
|Past position:||Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals, Judge|
|Home State:||Elwood City, PA|
|Bachelors:||U. of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1987|
|Law School:||Baylor Law, J.D., 1990|
Amos Mazzant is a magistrate judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. He was appointed to this position on January 9, 2009.
Background and Education
Justice Mazzant grew up in Elwood City, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the University of Pittsburg in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in history. He later earned his law degree in 1990 from the University of Baylor..
Justice Mazzant began his legal career as a law clerk for Hon. Paul Brown. He then practiced at the law firm Henderson Bryant & Wolfe. He has also worked as a briefing attorney for two U.S. magistrate judges. After this, he became a private lawyer again and was Of Counsel at Wolfe Tidwell & McCoy LLP until July of 2004, when Gov. Perry appointed him to the Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals. He was retained by voters in the 2004 and 2006 elections.
- State Bar of Texas Local Bar Services Committee
- Texas Young Lawyers Association committees
- Dallas Bar Association: Bench Bar Committee.
- Co-founded the Grayson County Young Lawyers Association
Justice Mazzant and his wife Michelle have two children, Katelyn and Alexandra.
|Magistrate judges||Amos Mazzant • Don Bush • Caroline Craven • Keith Giblin • Judith Guthrie • John Love • Zack Hawthorn • Roy Payne •|
|Former Article III judges||
John Charles Watrous • Amos Morrill • Joel Winch • Chauncey Brewer Sabin • Robert Parker • David Ezekiel Bryant • Gordon James Russell • William Lee Estes • David Folsom • T. John Ward • William Justice • Randolph Bryant • Paul Brown • Lamar Cecil • Howell Cobb • Joseph Fisher • Sam Hall • John H. Hannah • Joseph Sheehy • William Steger •
|Former Chief judges|