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 Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (10/31/06).

10/31/2006
 
 

The judge demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when, after sentencing a student for the offense of failure to attend school, he ordered successive “compliance hearings” over an...

Private Admonition of a County Court at Law Judge. (10/31/06).

10/31/2006
 
 

The judge made impatient and discourteous comments to a defendant, the defendant’s attorney, and a prosecutor when they appeared in court regarding the defendant’s probation revocation, and did so ...

Private Warning of a District Judge (10/21/05)

10/21/2006
 
 

The judge was overheard loudly criticizing a colleague for not recusing himself from a case involving the judge’s child. [Violation of Canon 2B of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warn...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Former Justice of the Peace. (10/04/06)

10/04/2006
 
 

The judge failed to timely execute the business of the court by allowing a defendant’s traffic case to remaining pending for over fifteen months without disposition. Further, the judge’s court rec...

Honorable Leonardo Santoya

09/29/2006
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas
 CJC No. 06-0064-JP

Honorable Don Windle

09/21/2006
 County Probate Court, Denton, Denton County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 05-0847-CC and 06-0164-CC

Honorable Tiffany L. Lewis

08/31/2006
 Former Municipal Court Judge, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
 CJC No. 06-0338-MU

Honorable Don Windle

08/31/2006
 County Probate Court, Denton, Denton County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 05-0847-CC and 06-0164-CC