Donna Kay McKinney
District Clerk

Brady Satcher
Chief Deputy

Melissa Plate
Senior Division Chief

Chris Castillo
Division Chief - Records & Finance

Anthony Cantu
Division Chief - Criminal Operations

Daniel Gonzalez
Division Chief -Central Magistrate

Jackie Ibarra
Division Chief - Civil Operations


Downtown - Main Location
Paul Elizondo Tower
101 W Nueva, Suite 217
San Antonio, TX 78205-3411
(210) 335-2113
All mail should be directed to this address

Tejeda Juvenile Justice Center
235 E. Mitchell
San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 335-1171

Records & Training Center
This facility requires an appointment

All above Locations are Open
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm,
Excluding County Holidays

Bexar County Central Magistrate
401 S. Frio St.
San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 335-6111
Open 24 hours a day 7 days a week

Bexar County Centralized Docket System


8:30 a.m. Docket Setting Procedure Guide

The following Guide is a quick outline of types of motions set on Bexar County's Monitoring Court Centralized Docket System and is not intended to replace the Local Rules.

All hearings in Monitoring Court are set at 8:30 a.m. with the Civil Jury Assignment's Office.
All motions filed with the Civil Jury Assignment's Office must include an ORDER, FIAT or NOTICE OF HEARING.
Three (3) days notice is required -- weekends, legal and local holidays observed not included
All parties shall deliver Motions in Limine, Motions to Realign Parties or Equalize Peremptory Strikes, and a Proposed Jury Charge to all other parties by noon on the last business day prior to trial.

The following is a list of types of motions that are set in Monitoring Court at 8:30 AM:

Motion to/for:

  • Set on Jury and ADR Dockets
  • Continuance of Trial
  • Docket control Order
  • Scheduling Order
  • Designate Case as Complex
  • Strike Jury Demand
  • Special Setting
  • Preferential Setting
  • Level III Discovery Control Plan
  • Withdrawal of Counsel (on eve of trial)
  • Accelerated/Advanced Trial Setting
  • Trial on the Merits (with a ready announcement of more than 1 day)

If you have any questions regarding this guide,
you may contact the Jury Assignment Clerk,
Christina G. Torres @ 210.335.2520
or email @