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.

Honorable Bradley Wayne Stringer

02/29/2016
 Former Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Place 1
 CJC Nos. 13-0112-JP, 14-0914-JP AND 15-0162-jp

Public Reprimand

Hon. Mike Herrera

02/25/2016
 383rd Judicial District Court, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
 CJC No. 14-0209-DI

Public Reprimand and Order of Additional Education

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (02/23/2016)

02/23/2016
 
 

The judge failed to treat an attorney and his client with patience, dignity and courtesy expected of a judicial officer. Additionally, the judge’s private, in-chambers meeting with the victim in th...

Private Admonition of a County Court at Law Judge (02/19/2016)

02/19/2016
 
 

The judge lent the prestige of judicial office to advance the private interests of a particular advocacy/special interest group and engaged in extra-judicial conduct that raised a question as to th...

Honorable Robert (Bobby) Contreras

01/28/2016
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Place 1, Pharr, Hidalgo County, Texas
 CJC No. 14-0872-JP

Private Warning of Former County Judge

11/06/2015
 
 

The judge authorized candidates to use the judge’s name and judicial title in campaign literature that constituted public endorsements of various candidates for public office. The judge failed to c...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of JP (11/06/2015)

11/06/2015
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by denying litigants and members of the public, including Commission staff, access to the courtroom ...

Honorable Jacquelyn Wright

09/22/2015
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas
 CJC No. 14-0651-JP

Public Warning and Order of Additional Education