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 District Judge (09/15/05)

09/15/2005
 
 

The judge was quoted in a local newspaper regarding his efforts to raise money through a high school booster club. [Violation of Canon 4C(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Admonit...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a County Judge (08/31/05).

08/31/2005
 
 

The judge failed to maintain professional competence in the law by failing to issue a Magistrate’s Order for Emergency Protection when required by law and by setting differential bail amounts in co...

Private Admonition of a District Judge (08/30/05).

08/30/2005
 
 

The judge received free use of a limousine on two occasions from parties or persons whose interests frequently came before him. [Violation of Canon 4D(4)(c) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.]...

Honorable Mary Anne Bramblett

08/11/2005
 41st Judicial District Court
 CJC No. 04-0958-DI

Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace (08/11/05).

08/11/2005
 
 

The judge engaged in improper ex parte communications concerning the merits of a case that was likely to come before his court, failed to afford the defendant the basic rights and safeguards guaran...

Private Warning of a Former District Judge (06/08/05).

06/08/2005
 
 

The judge made sarcastic and untoward remarks to the defendant and his attorney with others present in the courtroom hallway while the defendant was waiting to appear before a grand jury. The judg...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (06/08/05)

06/08/2005
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he allowed a case that had originally been filed in a municipal court to be “transferred” to h...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (06/08/05).

06/08/2005
 
 

The judge exploited his position and used the prestige of his judicial office to advance his own private interests when he sent a pre-suit demand to the defendants in his private lawsuit, and then ...