Private Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (9/20/17)

09/20/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and maintain professional competence in the law when he held a testifying witness in direct contempt of court when she made derogatory comments regarding the...

Private Reprimand of a Retired County Court at Law Judge (9/14/17)

09/14/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated, and ultimately pled no contest to a charge of reckless driving. The judge’s conduct also cast public dis...

Hon. Carter Schildknecht

08/22/2017
 106th Judicial District Court, Dawson County, Texas
 CJC No. 17-0423-DI

Public Reprimand

Private Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (8/21/17)

08/21/2017
 
 

The judge failed to treat a witness with the dignity and courtesy expected of a judicial officer by using the power of contempt to pressure the witness into providing specific testimony. [Violatio...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to maintain professional competence in the law, and willfully violated the rules promulgated by the Supreme Court of Texas, when he failed to complete three of the sixteen hours of...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a County Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law; failed to maintain professional competence in the law; and engaged in improper ex parte communications when he: (1) denied a defendant facing potential jail...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law; failed to maintain professional competence in the law; and engaged in improper ex parte communications when he: (1) failed to follow the procedures set fort...

Private Warning of a County Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge improperly used and exploited his judicial position and engaged in improper financial and business dealings when, after admitting a will to probate and approving the appointment of the ex...