Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program (TLAP) Seeks Part-Time Judicial Outreach Coordinator

TLAP is looking to contract with a current or former judge for approximately 10 hours/week to help with its judicial education and outreach programs. If interested, please contact Bree Buchanan directly at Bree.Buchanan@Texasbar.com, (512) 427-1453, or (800) 343-8527 for more information.

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...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (09/26/11).

09/26/2011
 
 

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...

Private Warning of a District Judge. (09/13/11).

09/13/2011
 
 

The judge failed to perform his judicial duties without bias or prejudice by participating in improper ex parte communications with Defense counsel and with the Defense’s expert witness. Relying on...