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Court Personnel

Welcome to the Court Personnel page!

Here at the Training Center, we offer a variety of quality instructor-led educational opportunities using several different methods, which include online learning, multi-day seminars, and specialized workshops. There is also a Court Clerk Certification Program available to all court personnel for further professional development.

Our programs are funded through generous grants from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the Texas Department of Transportation. 

  • How to Create a TJCTC Username

    • New Court Personnel will need to create a TJCTC login in order to register for any Training Center event and view many of our resources. With the login, users will also be able to register for an event, download forms, view publications, and post questions to the legal board.

    • For security purposes, a login can only be issued to current part-time or full-time employees in the justice court.

    • A New Employee Form must be filled out and submitted by your judge prior to creating a login. Please have your Judge follow Steps 1 - 3 in order to begin the process. Judges, please complete steps 1 - 3 in order to add your new court personnel to our database.

      Steps 1 - 3: New Employee Form (JUDGES ONLY)

      Step 1.

      Visit or click here for the New Employee Form.

      Step 2.

      Enter your (the Judge's) username and password into the fields provided.

      Click "Login".

      Step 3.

      The New Employee Request Form screen will appear.

      Complete the required fields (*) for your new employee.

      Click "Send Form".

      Note: All accounts go through a manual approval process. Please allow 24-48 business hours for TJCTC to process the information. An email confirming that the new employee has been added will be sent to the email address provided at the time of submission. If you don't see your email within a few days please check your spam folder and make sure you whitelist our email address.

      Steps 4 - 6: Creating a Username and Password (CLERKS ONLY)

      Step 4.

      Visit or click here to login.

      Step 5.

      Click "Create User ID & Password".

      Type in your first and last name and select your county.

      Click "Login".

      Step 6.

      Select a security question. This will help in case you need to reset your username or password.

      Step 7.

      Once the "Submit button" is selected, your TJCTC Profile page will display.


  • TJCTC Policies

    • New clerk programs are for clerks who have never attended a TJCTC program before and have worked in justice court for less than 2 years. The new clerk programs will give you a basic overview of justice court procedures both civil and criminal. 

      Experienced clerk programs are for clerks who have attended a new clerk program before. If you have not attended a program before but have worked in justice courts for more than 2 years, you may be eligible to attend the experienced clerk programs. Contact Darby Swoboda at for more information.  

    • TJCTC is always looking for instructors with expertise in civil, criminal, and office administration.

      Visit our instructor page for more information on how to apply.

    • Do you have a question about registering for an event, your TJCTC Profile, or payment for an event? Please contact our Office Coordinator, April Williams, by phone at (512) 347-9927, ext. 208 or via email at

      Are you looking for a legal resource? You can find legal forms, post or view legal questions, and print publications by clicking here.