The Middle District of Florida will appoint a full-time magistrate judge for the Tampa division. The annual salary is $188,692.00. The term of office is eight years, beginning January 31, 2018. The magistrate judge must remain in the Tampa division.
A detailed public notice of, and an application for, the magistrate judgeship are available at each division’s office of the Clerk of the Court and at this section of the website.
The Clerk must receive each application by 5:00 p.m. on TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2017 .
JUROR QUALIFICATION QUESTIONNAIRES:
The Middle District of Florida has mailed over 218,000 questionnaires to prospective federal jurors. If you have received a Juror Qualification Questionnaire, please read this section of the website carefully. The Questionnaire is not a summons for jury service. Those receiving Questionnaires to complete may or may not be randomly selected to receive a summons in the future.
NEW AND UPDATED INFORMATION ABOUT PRO BONO REPRESENTATION IN CIVIL CASES AND ABOUT THE BENCH BAR FUND IS AVAILABLE UNDER THE “ATTORNEY RESOURCES” SECTION:
The Pro Bono section includes a link to the revised Plan for Pro Bono Representation by Appointment in Civil Cases, and links to the forms for obtaining pre-approval for expenses over $1,500 and for reimbursement. The section also includes a link with directions for uploading and submitting these forms and supporting documentation through the court’s website.
The Bench Bar Fund Information section includes the revised Bench Bar Fund Plan, the First Amended Parameters for Use of Bench Bar Funds, and the Request for Funding form. Both the updated Plan and the Parameters provide detailed information about available uses of the Bench Bar Fund and guidance to members of the Bar on how to request funding.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. NOOR ZAHI SALMAN INFORMATION:
A dedicated section of this website has been established to provide current information about this case including publicly filed documents and guidelines for attending public proceedings. The information contained in this web site should make it unnecessary to contact the Clerk’s Office for information about this case.
Security procedures at all Federal courthouses in the Middle District of Florida are very strict. Weapons of any kind may not be brought into the courthouse. Item(s) such as cell phones, laptop computers, tablets, audio recorders, etc. are not allowed in the courthouse without a court order. A standing order pertaining to attorney utilization of personal electronic devices in the courthouse has been issued. Please visit our Attorney Resources page for a copy of the order. Please visit our Security page for more information.