19th District Court

Agenda & Jurisdiction
19th District Court is a Court of general jurisdiction handling felony law matters. Criminal cases are assigned to the 19th and 54th District Court on a random computer-generated basis.

Jury Trials
Jurors report at 8:45 a.m. on date indicated on jury summons. After listening to instructions given by the District Clerk, they will be assigned to the various courts requiring a jury. Jury trials normally begin on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. For more information, please view the District Clerk's  Juror Information page.

Courtroom Etiquette
Most hearings are open to the public. Appropriate dress is expected in the courtroom. No shorts, tank-tops, hats/caps for men, or bare feet are allowed. Children under 7 and unattended children are not allowed in the courtroom.


Requests regarding settings should be directed to Joyce Smith or Ellen Watson by phone, fax, or mail.

Transcriptions of Trials/Hearings
Inquiries regarding transcripts should be directed to Rachell D. Karr by phone, fax, or mail.

Requests for information about or items for filing should be directed to the District Clerk's Office. Child support is also handled by the District Clerk's Office on their Child Support Information page.

Resources & Documents
Associate Judge
Hon. George Holmes
Associate Judge
709 Washington Avenue
Waco, TX 76701
Phone: 254-714-1307
Office of Attorney General
801 Austin Avenue
2nd Floor
Waco, TX 76701
Phone: 254-754-5402