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 Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (1/27/10)


The judge failed to comply with the law by hiring a relative to work in her court. [Violation of Canon 2A of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct] Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (1/...

Private Admonition of a County Judge. (1/14/10)


The judge attempted to use her position as judge in order to advance the private interests of her husband when she (a) advised her husband not to cooperate with the law enforcement and (b) informed...

Private Admonition of a Municipal Judge. (12/18/09)


In a news column, the judge identified himself as a judge, and then made specific comments about race to the extent that they were perceived by the public to be derogatory towards Whites, which cal...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (12/18/09)


The judge failed to follow the law, demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law, and denied a party the right to be heard according to law by: (a) continuing to preside over the parti...

Honorable Cesar Perez

 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 08-0908-JP, 09-0306-JP, and 09-0731-JP

Private Admonition of a Former District Judge. (12/17/09)


The judge detained a defendant and ordered the defendant to undergo a urinalysis test after the jury returned a verdict of acquittal. [Violation of Canon 2A of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.]...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (12/09/09)


The judge acted without legal authority by mandating that parents appear before the court with their 17-year old child in order to resolve a traffic offense. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of t...

Private Admonition of a District Judge. (11/19/09)


The judge met privately with a party and discussed substantive issues about a case, outside the presence of the opposing party. Based on the improper ex parte discussion, the judge granted the par...