Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program (TLAP) Seeks Part-Time Judicial Outreach Coordinator

TLAP is looking to contract with a current or former judge for approximately 10 hours/week to help with its judicial education and outreach programs. If interested, please contact Bree Buchanan directly at Bree.Buchanan@Texasbar.com, (512) 427-1453, or (800) 343-8527 for more information.

Private Warning of a County Court at Law Judge. (07/08/10)

07/08/2010
 
 

The judge authorized the public use of her name endorsing another candidate for public office when she sent an e-mail communication expressly advocating that other individuals should vote for a spe...

Private Admonition of a District Judge. (05/17/10)

05/17/2010
 
 

The judge misused the prestige of his judicial office to advance his personal interest by issuing a judicial order to prison officials ordering them to confiscate his personal response to a former ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (05/17/10)

05/17/2010
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he (1) granted new trials without requiring a written motion showing good cause, and (2) granted a ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Judge. (05/17/10).

05/17/2010
 
 

The judge failed to obtain the mandatory judicial education hours during fiscal year 2009. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Order of Additional Edu...

Private Admonition of a Former Municipal Judge. (05/17/10)

05/17/2010
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he found a juvenile’s father in contempt of court and had him arrested before the time for com...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (04/21/10)

04/21/2010
 
 

The judge, while acting as a magistrate, (a) routinely advised defendants of his opinion that a local towing company was charging excessive fees; (b) directed defendants to file complaints with loc...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Judge. (04/01/10)

04/01/2010
 
 

The judge persistently failed to follow the law and demonstrated a pattern of failure to maintain professional competence in the law when he (a) granted deferred disposition to Commercial Driver’s ...

Honorable W. Jeanne Meurer

03/30/2010
 Retired District Court Judge, Austin, Travis County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 09-0413-RT, 09-0488-RT, 09-0489-RT, and 09-0637-RT