Private Admonition of a District Court Judge. (11/06/13).


The judge’s letter requesting a continuance on behalf of an employee of the court who had a traffic-related offense pending in another court constituted an improper use of the prestige of judicial ...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (11/01/13).


The judge’s demeanor while presiding over court cases demonstrated a willful and/or persistent failure to maintain patience, courtesy, and dignity toward litigants, attorney, and others with whom h...

Private Reprimand of a Former County Judge. (09/23/13).


The judge failed to treat an employee in a patient, dignified and courteous manner when he touched her and/or made comments to her that he knew, or should have known, she would find offensive. Whil...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (09/23/13).


The judge failed to adequately supervise his court staff, failed to failed to follow the law, and/or demonstrate a lack of professional competence in the law when: 1) the defendant’s change of plea...

Honorable Bobby R. Nicholds

 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Trinity, Trinity County, Texas
 CJC No. 13-0496-JP

Public Reprimand

Honorable Juergen (Skipper) Koetter

 267th Judicial District Court, Victoria, Victoria County, Texas
 CJC No. 12-0849-DI

Public Admonition

Private Reprimand of a Senior Judge. (09/16/13).


The judge failed to follow the law when he sua sponte remanded a defendant into custody and doubled her bond after she appeared in court without her attorney. There was no evidence in the record th...

Private Admonition of a District Judge. (09/16/13).


The judge lost his patience, and failed to act in a dignified, courteous manner when he ordered law enforcement officers and members of the victim’s family to leave the courthouse following a crimi...