District Judge, U.S. District Court, EDTX
U. S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant
United States District Court
EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
Phone: (903) 893-7008
Amos Mazzant currently serves as a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division. Judge Mazzant was appointed to this position on December 19, 2014. He served as a U. S. Magistrate Judge in Sherman from April of 2009 until the date of his current appointment.
Prior to his position as U. S. Magistrate Judge, Judge Mazzant served as a Justice on the Fifth District Court of Appeals at Dallas. Prior to that, Judge Mazzant served as a briefing attorney for twelve years for Judges Paul Brown, Robert Faulkner and Don D. Bush. Judge Mazzant also worked in private practice at Wolfe Tidwell & McCoy, P.C. in Sherman, Texas. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in 1987 and from Baylor Law School in 1990. Judge Mazzant served as the President of the Texas Young Lawyers Association and as a Director for the State Bar of Texas.
Judge Mazzant was appointed in 2021 by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. to serve on the Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Magistrate Judges System. Judge Mazzant also currently serves on the Fifth Circuit Court Administration Committee.