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. (05/21/12).

05/21/2012
 
 

The judge lent the prestige of his judicial office to advance the private interests of a family member when he used his title “J.P.” and his official court seal on a statement supporting his nephew...

Honorable J. Kent Adams

03/28/2012
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1, Spring, Harris County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 11-0141-JP and 11-0514-JP

Public Admonition

Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge. (03/13/12).

03/13/2012
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when she signed and issued a capias pro fine warrant for the arrest of a traffic defendant without ...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (03/12/12).

03/12/2012
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he issued a non-monetary judgment in a small claims case. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of...

Private Warning of a former Municipal Court Judge. (03/12/12).

03/12/2012
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he unilaterally negotiated plea deals and dismissed criminal cases without the consent of ...

Honorable Bobby R. Nicholds

01/03/2012
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Trinity County, Texas
 CJC No. 12-0048-JP

Public Admonition

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...