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 Warning of a County Court at Law Judge (02/28/03)

 
 

The judge appeared in his judicial robe in an advertisement for a theological seminary. [Violation of Canon 2B of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warning of a County Court at Law Judg...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (06/15/07)

 
 

The judge attempted to mediate a dispute between two parties prior to criminal charges being filed in the case, issued a “cash only” bond that prevented one of the parties from being released from ...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (01/03/12).

 
 

The judge failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he: (1) dismissed a criminal complaint without a motion from the prosecutor based on a belief that the “complaint was weak;” and...

Priv Admon of a CCL Judge (03/07/16)

 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law when, in the absence of any legal authority, he ordered a defendant to get married and to write Bible verses as a condition of probation in lieu of serving t...

Private Warning and OAE of County Court at Law Judge

 
 

The judge failed to maintain proper courtroom decorum and failed to treat these individuals with the appropriate dignity and courtesy required of a judicial officer. [Violation of Canons 3B(3) and ...

Private Warning of Former Associate Judge

 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law by driving while intoxicated, a criminal offense to which she later pled guilty. [Violation of Canon 2A of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warni...

Private Order of Additional Educatin of Justice of the Peace

 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when she failed to accept a letter as a plea of not guilty and instead instructed the defendant tha...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (07/18)

 
 

The judge erred by failing to secure a written jury trial waiver from litigant or by failing to create a contemporaneous record indicating that the litigant knowingly and voluntarily waived such a ...