Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (01/03/12).

01/03/2012
 
 

The judge failed to announce the ruling in open court as required by Rule 557 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. [Violation of Canon 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Admoni...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge. (01/03/12).

01/03/2012
 
 

The judge exceeded his authority when he issued summonses directing several individuals to appear in his court in an apparent attempt to mediate a private dispute that had allegedly resulted in the...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (01/03/12).

01/03/2012
 
 

The judge acted improperly when he followed a litigant into the court’s parking lot in a confrontational manner that was not patient, dignified or courteous regarding the litigant’s small claims ca...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge. (11/22/11).

11/22/2011
 
 

The judge failed to follow the proper steps under Article 45.046 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure by issuing a capias pro fine warrant and a commitment order directing defendant to serve tim...

Private Admonition of a Municipal Court Judge. (11/3/11).

11/03/2011
 
 

The judge lent the prestige of his judicial office when he identified himself as a judge in a letter sent on the city letterhead asking a favorable treatment of a city employee. [Violation of Canon...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (10/12/11).

10/12/2011
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he reduced defendants’ bonds that had been set by other magistrates. The judge reduced the bond...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge. (10/10/11).

10/10/2011
 
 

The judge failed to obtain mandatory judicial education hours during the 2009 academic year. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Order of Additional Ed...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (09/29/11).

09/29/2011
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he reduced a defendant’s bond that had been set by another magistrate. The judge reduced the bo...