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.