253rd District Court

Animated judge's gavelGeneral Information

All Local Rules For the 253rd District Court are contained on the Texas Office of Court Administration website as required.

The court begins at 9:00 AM. All hearings are open to the public.

Professional attire is expected.

The party requesting an oral hearing or trial date should call the coordinator for a date and time.

Jury Trials

Each attorney is expected to have a proposed jury charge prepared on the first day of trial.  All challenges for cause during voir dire.

Court Reporting

Services available:  Real-time rough draft, daily copy. 

A deposit for half of the estimated cost is required prior to transcription.  All requests for transcripts must be in writing, designating the style of the case, date of hearing, portion(s) of hearing requested, and copies of exhibits, if any.

  1. Leticia Manning

    Court Coordinator

  1. Jo Anne Horn

    Court Reporter (CSR, RPR, CRR)

  1. Chadwick O. Elmore