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 Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge

09/21/2015
 
 

The judge failed to be patient, dignified, and courteous toward litigants and failed to afford these litigants the right to be heard according to law. [Violation of Canons 3B(4) and 3B(8) of the Te...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Judicial District Court Judge 09/10/2015

09/10/2015
 
 

The judge’s email to a colleague presiding over a custody case involving members of the judge’s own family constituted an improper use of the prestige of judicial office to advance the private inte...

Honorable Eric Clifford

09/05/2015
 6th Judicial District Court, Lamar and Red River Counties
 CJC Nos. 14-0557-DI, 14-0609-DI, 14-0617-DI, 14-0687-DI, 14-0693-DI, and 14-0795-DI

Public Reprimand

Honorable Jeanine L. Howard

09/05/2015
 Criminal District Court No. 6, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 14-0821-DI, 14-0846-DI, 14-0874-DI, and 15-0145-DI

Public Warning and Order of Additional Education

Private Reprimand of a Judicial District Judge (09/01/2015)

09/01/2015
 
 

The judge inappropriately used public resources, including but not limited to court property, time, and letterhead, to retaliate against a political opponent and to pressure colleagues into interce...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge 09/01/2015

09/01/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by enforcing local rules that unfairly punished defendants for the dilatory conduct of their at...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (08/31/2015)

08/31/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when the judge deprived a litigant of his right to a hearing on the Sworn Statement of Inability to...

Private Warning of a District Court Judge. 08/24/2015.

08/24/2015
 
 

The judge failed to maintain order and decorum in the courtroom when she took no action to appropriately and timely address contemptuous conduct in the courtroom during court proceedings. The judge...