Zack Hawthorn has served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Beaumont and Lufkin Divisions of the Eastern District of Texas since 2011. Prior to taking the bench he was a Shareholder with Hawthorn & Hawthorn, P.C. in Beaumont, Texas from 2001-2011.
Judge Hawthorn earned Board Certification in Criminal Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2008. His Bar Admissions include State of Texas (2001), United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (2002), Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (2002), First Circuit Court of Appeals (2008), and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (2008).
Judge Hawthorn earned a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, in Government in 1998 and a Juris Doctor in May 2001, both from the University of Texas in Austin, Texas.