Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (12/18/08)

12/18/2008
 
 

The judge entertained a tenant’s ex parte complaint about the landlord’s termination of water service to the property; called the landlord by telephone and ordered him to restore water service to t...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (12/18/08)

12/18/2008
 
 

The judge mishandled a traffic case by assessing a dismissal fee and assessing a fine when no trial had been conducted. The judge also presided over cases involving speeding citations issued by a D...

Private Warning of a Municipal Court Judge. (12/18/08)

12/18/2008
 
 

After her mother-in-law received a traffic citation, the judge wrote a letter to and telephoned another court in an attempt to resolve the case and obtain favorable treatment for her relative. [Vio...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (12/18/08)

12/18/2008
 
 

Because of prior dealings with a member of a local defense firm, the judge criticized an attorney from that firm who had asked for a continuance in his client’s traffic case, questioning his profes...

Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace. (12/02/08)

12/02/2008
 
 

The judge chastised and directed profanity toward a constable on two separate occasions – one relating to service of process on a small claims defendant and one relating to service of an arrest war...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (12/02/08)

12/02/2008
 
 

Following a small claims hearing at which the defendant failed to appear, the judge signed and issued to the plaintiff improper orders in the case. In doing so, the judge failed to comply with the...

Honorable Richard W.B. "Rick" Davis

10/31/2008
 Former Judge of the 272nd Judicial District Court, Bryan, Brazos County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 05-0679-DI, 05-0776-DI, 06-0299-DI, 06-0439-DI, 06-0893-DI, and 07-0056-DI

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (09/22/08).

09/22/2008
 
 

The judge failed to provide a citizen reasonable access to inquest records as required by law. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Order of Additiona...