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 and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Judge (03/23/06)

03/23/2006
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he granted deferred adjudication to commercial drivers license holders under Article 42.12 of ...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a County Judge (03/07/06)

03/07/2006
 
 

The judge, who had previously partnered with an attorney to provide legal services to a party in the administration of an estate, disqualified himself from presiding over the same heirship contest...

Honorable Manuel Ramos

03/06/2006
 Former Municipal Court Judge, Pearsall, Frio County, Texas
 CJC No. 05-0967-MU

Private Admonition of a County Court at Law Judge (03/06/06)

03/06/2006
 
 

The judge improperly used the prestige of his judicial office to advance the private interests of his niece and nephew by using official court letterhead to ask a federal judge for consideration in...

Private Reprimand of a Former Judge (02/03/06)

02/03/2006
 
 

The judge made inappropriate comments to an attorney and conducted cell phone conversations during a proceeding. [Violation of Canon 3B(4) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Repriman...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (01/26/06)

01/26/2006
 
 

The judge allowed community service defendants to sign his name to arrest warrants issued by the court, in some instances before the filing of a probable cause affidavit or complaint, rather than a...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (12/09/05).

12/09/2005
 
 

Based on ex parte information obtained from his court clerk, the judge reinstated a criminal case after signing an order of dismissal. The judge later dismissed the case a second time. In each in...

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

10/21/2005
 
 

The judge failed to follow proper recusal rules and procedures in several cases where the judge’s relatives were parties in interest. [Violation of Canon 3B(1) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduc...