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Welcome to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, the independent Texas state agency responsible for investigating allegations of judicial misconduct and judicial disability.

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Notice of Public Hearing

Pursuant to Section 33.0055 of the Texas Government Code, and in accordance with relevant Executive Order(s) of Governor Greg Abbott, Emergency Order(s) from the Texas Supreme Court, and guidance from the Office of Court Administration regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct will be conducting its biennial Public Hearing on Monday, October 5, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., virtually, via Zoom, "to consider comments from the public regarding the commission’s mission and operations." Per the statute, "The comments are to be considered in a manner which does not compromise the confidentiality of matters considered by the commission."

For additional information, please contact us at (512) 463-5533.

To Speak at the Meeting

Witnesses must register in advance for this meeting to speak, and may do so via this online form or by faxing a completed registration form to (512) 463-0511.

After registering, you'll receive an confirmation email containing information for joining the meeting. The deadline for registration is October 4, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per witness; however, written submissions will also be accepted in addition to or in lieu of oral testimony. Any statements for consideration can be mailed to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, P.O. Box 12265, Austin, Texas 78711.

To Watch the Meeting Live

Visit our YouTube channel to view the live stream of the meeting.

Disciplinary Actions

The following are public sanctions which were issued by the Commission. The public records for these cases are available for inspection at the Commission's offices located at 300 W. 15th Street, Suite 145, Austin, Texas.

Hon. Lee Harper Wilson

County Criminal Court at Law No. 10, Houston, Harris County, Texas

CJC Nos. 19-0755 & 19-0759
09/08/2020

Public Admonition and Order of Additional Education

Hon. Billy Williams

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas

CJC No. 19-0078
09/08/2020

Public Reprimand

Hon. Jose "Joey" Contreras

Former Judge, 187th Criminal District Court, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas

CJC No. 19-0342
09/08/2020

Public Admonition - On Appeal to Special Court of Review