FY 2000-Present Summaries of Private Sanctions

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (8/22/19)

08/22/2019
 
 

The judge failed to treat individuals whom she dealt with in an official capacity with patience, dignity and courtesy, on a number of different occasions. Further, the judge attempted to pressure ...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of an Associate Judge for a Magistrate Court (8/8/19)

08/08/2019
 
 

The judge failed to treat court personnel with patience, dignity and courtesy by sending several text messages containing inappropriate and offensive language. [Violation of Canon 3B(4) of the Tex...

Private Warning of a County Statutory Probate Court Judge (8/8/19)

08/08/2019
 
 

The judge misused government resources and lent the prestige of judicial office to advance the private interests of another when he directed his court coordinator to forward an invitation to a camp...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (4/24/19)

04/24/2019
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he issued a contempt order against a litigant and incarcerated her for 24 hours for failing to...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a County Court at Law Judge (4/24/19)

04/24/2019
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law, failed to maintain professional competence in the law, and denied a party’s right to be heard when he failed to timely address the party’s request for a cou...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (4/3/19)

04/03/2019
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and exhibited incompetence in the law, when he dismissed a lawsuit when there was no legal basis to do so, and required a plaintiff to post an appeal bond in an i...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (4/3/19)

04/03/2019
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law, decided matters in which her disqualification was required, and exhibited incompetence in the law, when she failed to disqualify herself from, and entered orders...

Private Reprimand of a Retired Justice of the Peace (4/3/19)

04/03/2019
 
 

The judge exhibited improper demeanor towards her staff when she made numerous inappropriate comments with subordinates in which she used profanity, vulgar language, and made sexual references. [V...