Mena Ramón to Serve as Interim Administrative Director of the Office of Court Administration
September 10, 2021
Maria Elena (Mena) Ramón, General Counsel for the Texas Office of Court Administration, has been named Interim Administrative Director of the Office of Court Administration (OCA). Read More...
Texas Office of Court Administration Signs Contracts for New Statewide Uniform Case Management System
August 31, 2021
The Texas Office of Court Administration (OCA) announced today that it has selected three vendors to support Texas’ new statewide Uniform Case Management System (UCMS). The system is an opt-in court case management system aimed at supporting Texas counties with a population less than 20,000 which equates to over half of the state’s 254 Counties.
The Texas Commission on Judicial Selection Released Final Report
January 08, 2021
The Texas Commission on Judicial Selection released their Final Report to the Legislature. The Commission was established in 2019 by the 86th Legislature through House Bill 3040, and was charged "to study and review the method by which statutory county court judges, including probate court judges; district judges; appellate and Supreme Court Justices are selected for office in Texas."
Judicial Compensation Commission Released 2020 Report
January 08, 2021
The Judicial Compensation Commission released its 2020 Report to the Legislature. Each biennium, the Commission is required to take into consideration several factors, most importantly, the level of overall compensation adequate to attract the most highly qualified individuals in the state, from a diversity of life and professional experiences, to serve in the judiciary without unreasonable economic hardship and with judicial independence unaffected by financial concerns.