Private Warning and Order of Education of Justice of the Peace (11/15/99)

11/15/1999
 
 

The judge accepted personal property from a criminal defendant in lieu of payment of court costs. [Violation of Canon 2A of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warning and Order of Educat...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (10/25/99)

10/25/1999
 
 

The judge telephoned a traffic defendant, who had requested a jury trial, in an effort to avoid conducting a jury trial. Subsequently, the judge telephoned the defendant on three occasions to expla...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (10/22/99)

10/22/1999
 
 

The judge inappropriately refused a defendant’s request to contact an attorney when the defendant was brought before the judge for magistration in a criminal proceeding. Instead, the judge asked if...

Private Warning of a Title IV-D Master (10/04/99)

10/04/1999
 
 

The master limited an attorney’s ability to practice law in the master’s court and advised the attorney that he intended to treat the attorney differently than other attorneys appearing in the cour...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (10/04/99)

10/04/1999
 
 

The judge’s son-in-law and the son-in-law’s acquaintance approached the judge about filing criminal charges against a person who allegedly assaulted the son-in-law and the acquaintance in the same ...

Private Warning of a Municipal Court Judge (08/26/16)

 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law when she participated in proceedings relating to her own recusal by having an attorney attempt to depose the State’s attorneys and actively challenge the Sta...

Private Warning of a Former Municipal Court Judge ( 08/26/16)

 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law when she participated in proceedings relating to her own recusal by having an attorney attempt to depose the State’s attorneys and actively challenge the Sta...

Private Admonition and OAE of District Court Judge (08/05/16)

 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when she summoned two witnesses to court using writs of attachment and punished the witnesses w...