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    October 12, 2021

    Bryan Court Clerk named Certified Municipal Court Clerk, earns Level III Certification

    Julie McGowan

    Julie McGowan, a Warrant Technician-Deputy Clerk of the City of Bryan Municipal Court completed all of the requirements for Level III of the Municipal Court Clerk Certification Program and was awarded the title of Certified Municipal Court Clerk on Oct. 4, 2021, by the Texas Court Clerks Association (TCCA) in conjunction with the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC), the Texas Municipal Courts Association (TMCA), and Texas State University—San Marcos.

    McGowan’s accomplishments make her one of only 127 Level III Certified Municipal Court Clerks in the state of Texas.

    To qualify for the title of Certified Municipal Court Clerk, clerks must complete the requirements for Level I, Level II, and Level III. These requirements include completing 40-hours of continuing education and passing a four-hour exam at each level.

    Additionally, to complete Level III, clerks must attend the 24-hour Level III Assessment Clinic and the 12-hour Court Administrator Seminar, complete at least 40-hours of court observations, submit an academic journal of those observations, and complete an additional 28 hours of continuing education.

    The Level III exam questions are taken from a set of 14 books, covering the following topics: diversity management, total quality management, facilitation skills, performance appraisals, hiring and supervising procedures, office management, records and caseflow management, budgeting and financial management, cost analysis, court collections, leadership, organizational effectiveness, communication, implementing change, and managing Human Resources.

    More information about the clerk certification program is available at

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