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 Amado J. Abascal, III

12/18/2008
 Judge of the 365th Judicial District Court, Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 05-0406-DI, 05-0475-DI, 06-0471-DI, 06-0520-DI, 07-0614-DI, and 07-0701-DI

Honorable George Boyett

12/18/2008
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, College Station, Brazos County, Texas
 CJC No. 08-0474-JP

Honorable Tom Gray

12/18/2008
 Chief Justice, 10th Court of Appeals
 CJC No. 08-0687-AP

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (12/18/08)

12/18/2008
 
 

Because of prior dealings with a member of a local defense firm, the judge criticized an attorney from that firm who had asked for a continuance in his client’s traffic case, questioning his profes...

Private Warning of a Municipal Court Judge. (12/18/08)

12/18/2008
 
 

After her mother-in-law received a traffic citation, the judge wrote a letter to and telephoned another court in an attempt to resolve the case and obtain favorable treatment for her relative. [Vio...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (12/18/08)

12/18/2008
 
 

The judge mishandled a traffic case by assessing a dismissal fee and assessing a fine when no trial had been conducted. The judge also presided over cases involving speeding citations issued by a D...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (12/18/08)

12/18/2008
 
 

The judge entertained a tenant’s ex parte complaint about the landlord’s termination of water service to the property; called the landlord by telephone and ordered him to restore water service to t...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (12/02/08)

12/02/2008
 
 

Following a small claims hearing at which the defendant failed to appear, the judge signed and issued to the plaintiff improper orders in the case. In doing so, the judge failed to comply with the...