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James R. Nowlin – 2012

James R. Nowlin – 2012

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Rev. 112012 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app.  101-// Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Nowlin, James Court Organization U.S.D.C., Austin, Texas Date Report 02/05/2013 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S.D.C. Judge, Senior  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
United States Courthouse 
501W. 5th Street, Suite 6400 
Austin, Texas 78701 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Insert signature last page. POSIT} ONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 
[ZI NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 

[ZI NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013 
III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 7-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouse's) 2012  State Employees' Retirement System Texas, State Legislative  $39,215.00  
Retirement Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 

[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 

IV, REIMBURSEMENTS --transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-2 offiling instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013 GIFTS. (lnc/11des those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 

[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 

VI, LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 

[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
CREDITOR 

VALUE CODE 

02/05/2013
Nowlin, James
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes t1tose spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE 
(No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trnst assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (2) 
(4) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure 
Code 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller (A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction) Income Gajn Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,00 -$2.500 =$2.50t -$5.000  D=$5.001 -$15,000  E=$15.00t -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00t -$1,000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less  K=$15,001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$t,000.001 -$5.000.000  1'2 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000  1'4 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, va111e, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instrutions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

I.Income Gain Codes: =$1,000or less =$1 ,001 -$2.500 =$2.501-$5.000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns 04) =$50.001-$1 00.000 =$100.00 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1 .000.001 -$5.000.000  li2 =More than $5.000,000  
2.Value Codes =$1 5.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and DJ) =$250,001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1 .000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000.000  
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000  1'4=More than $50.000.000 Value MclhodCodes =Appraisal =Cosl (Real Estalc nly) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, va/11e, transactions (lnc/11des those spo11se and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instr11ctions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during 
Gross value end 
Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) (2) 
(4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 

I.IncomeGain Codes: =$1.000or less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  D45,00I -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50,000  
(Sec Columns 1and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  lll =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  lJ2=More than $5,000,000  
2.Value Codes =$15.000or less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns 1and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000  
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000  P4=More than $50.000.000  
3.Value Mc1hod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Vaine =Other =Estimated  

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, va111e, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent c1rudren; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (!) (2) (!) (2) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code2  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction) 	Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.00 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 (Sec Column 04) =$50.001 $100.000 G=$100.00l -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000
Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001  $50.000 =$50.00I  $100.000 (Sec Colunms 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 .000.000 =$1.000.001  $5.000.000 1'3 =$25.000.001  $50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 
Value Method Codes =Approisal =Cost (Real Estate ly) =Assessmen 
(Sec Column Cl) =Other =Book Value ""E stimated 
0=$5. 001-$15.000 E=$15.00l-$50.000 
112 =More than $5.

000.000 =$100.001  $250.000 1'2 =$5.000.001  $25.000.000 =Cash Mark 

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013

VII. INVESTMENT and --income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during feporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (2) (I) 
(4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
69.  

70. 

71. 

72. 

76. 
78. 

79. 

80. 

81. 

82. 
84. IncomeGain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.$00 =$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5.001-$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns nnd D4) =$50.00I -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000  
2.ValueCodes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00l -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns D3) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.00 l.000.000 =$1.000.001  $5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001  $50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000  
3.Value Mclhod Codes =Appraisal =Cosl (Real Estalc Only) =Assessmen =Cash Mark  
(See Column C2) =Book Val =Other =Estimated  

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, va111e, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) 

1.Income Gnin Codes: =$1.0 less B =$1.0  $2.500 =$2.50 -$5.0 0=$5,0 01-$15.0 =$15.0  $50,000 (Sec Columns and D4) =$50  00.000 =$I 00.00  $1.00 0.000 =$1.0 00.001  $5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 
2.J =$15.000 less 	t.=$50.001. $100,000 =$100.001  $250.0 
Value Codes K=$15.0 -$50 
(Sec Columns and DJ) =$250.0  $500.000 =$50 0.001  $1.000.000 =$1,000.0  $5,000,000 =$5.000.001  $25.00 0.000 
1'3 =$25.0 00.00  $50.000.000 1'4 =More than $50.000.000 

3.Value Mcihod Cod =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market (Sec Column C2) V=01hcr =Book Value =Estimated 

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including tmst assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  

(I) {I) (3) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

103. 

104. 

105. 

106. 

107. 

I08. 
109. 

110. 

11l. 
112. 

113. 

114. 

115. 

116. 

117. 

118. 

119.  
1.Income Gnin Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001  $2.500 =$2,501  $5.000 (Sec Colunms and 04) =$50.001. $100.000 =$I 00.00 -$1,000.000 =$1.000.001  $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50,000 =$50.001 -$100.000 (Sec Columns and03) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500,00  $1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 1'3 =$25.000.00  $50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment (Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other stimated =$5.001 -$15.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 M=$100.001 -$250.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =Cash Market =$15.001  $50.000  

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (I) 
(2) (I) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private Inc ome Gain Codes: =$1,000 less  B=$1 ,00l $2.500 =$2,501 $5.000 0=$5.001-$15,000 =$15.001  $50,000  
(Sec Cohnnns and 04) =$50,00 -$I 00.000 =$100.001 -$1.000,000  Ill =$1.000.001. $5.000,000 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes =$I 5.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 $100,000 I00.00  $250.000  
(Sec Cohmms and 03) =$250.001  $500.000 =$500.001 $1.000.000 =$1,000,001  $5,000.000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000.000  
1'3 =$25.000.00  $50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Me1hod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) 
(2) (2) 
(1) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code3 (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
137. 
139. 

140. 

141. 

142. 

143. 

144. 

145. 

146. 

147. 

148. 

149. 

150. 

151. 

152. 

153. Income Gnin Codes: =$1.000 less 8=$1.001-$2.500 =$2.5QI -$5,000 0=$5,001-$15.000 =$15.001  $50.000 (Sec Columns and04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$I 00.00 -$1,000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 
Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$!00.001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500,00 -$1 .000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 
1'3 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 
Codes =Cost (Rcnl Estate Only) =Cash Mark
Value Mc1hod =Appraisal =Assessment 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other stimated 

Nowlin; James 
02/05/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, va111e, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 

(!) (!) (2) (3) (4) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code 
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) (A-H) (if private 

(Q-W) transaction) 

154.  
155.  
156. IncomeGain Codes: =$1.000 less ll=$1,001 $2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 D=$5.00l -$15.000 E=$15.001 -$50.000 (Sec Columns and D4) =$50,001-$1 00,000 =$100,00I -$1.000.000 Ill =$1 .000.001 $5.000.000 112 =More than $5.000,000
Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001  $50.000 =$50.001 00.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(SeeCoh1111nsCI and D3) =$250.00I  $500,000 =$500,001 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5.000. 000 1'2 =$5.000.001  $25,000,000 
1'3 =$25.000,001  $50,000.000 =Mor than $50.000.000 Value Method 
Codes =Appr aisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Mar ket 
(Sec Col umn C2) =Other =!look Value =Estimated 

Name Person Reporting 
02/05/2013
Nowlin, James

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicatepart ofreport.) PART VII, Nos. 10-17. new additional royalty interests were bought, transferred sold during this reporting period. Any changes differences the number identities interests payors/operators listed herein from prior reports does not reflect indicate any sale, acquisition transfer royalty interests but only reflects changes, any, lease operators/payors/lessees absence increase reportable royalty income from particular operator/payor/lessee interest during this reporting period. 

Nowlin, James 
02/05/2013
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are 
compliance with the provisions ofS U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 

Signature: James Nowlin 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544