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 and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (07/29/2015)

07/29/2015
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by magistrating defendants and accepting payment of fines without requiring defendants to enter a wr...

Private Admonition of a Senior Appellate Judge (07/29/2015)

07/29/2015
 
 

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 access to the courtroom. [Violation of Canons 2A and ...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education 07/29/2015

07/29/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when the judge visited a mobile home park and spoke to its tenants while the misdemeanor cases ...

Honorable Madolyn C. Johnson

05/14/2015
 Former Municipal Court Judge, Valley Mills, Bosque County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 14-0398-MU, 14-0643-MU, and 14-0720-MU

Public Admonition

Honorable Carter Tinsley Schildknecht

05/11/2015
 106th Judicial District Court, Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 14-1080-DI and 15-0002-DI

Public Admonition and Order of Additional Education

Honorable Michael Thomas Seiler

04/24/2015
 435th Judicial District Court, Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 12-0737-DI, 12-1143-DI, 13-0027-DI, 13-0235-DI, 13-0373-DI, 15-0129-DI, and 15-0374-DI

Public Reprimand and Order of Additional Education

Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace (03/25/2015)

03/25/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by: 1) entering an order of eviction that allowed the violating tenant an additional 90 days to...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace 03/20/2015

03/20/2015
 
 

The judge’s close, personal relationship with a defendant/victim and her children and his failure to disclose the nature of the relationship to the defendant, cast a reasonable doubt on his ability...