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 Justice of the Peace (11/28/03)

11/28/2003
 
 

The judge inappropriately adjudicated a matter in which his grandson was the defendant. Additionally, the judge, on an infrequent basis, set bonds over the telephone. [Violation of Canons 2B, 3B(...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (11/28/03)

11/28/2003
 
 

The judge improperly adjudicated a matter in which her husband was the defendant, and subsequently adjudicated a matter in which a defendant was an employee of business in which the judge has an ow...

Honorable Hazel Lewis

10/28/2003
 Former Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Marlin, Falls County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 02-0186-JP, 02-0389-JP, and 02-0420-JP

Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace (10/21/03)

10/21/2003
 
 

The judge misused the powers of his judicial office by causing a fictitious notice to a County Commissioner, a critic of how the judge ran his court administratively, leading the Commissioner to be...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (10/21/03)

10/21/2003
 
 

The judge failed to accord an attorney and her client a hearing in a small claims suit for more than a year, despite repeated requests in writing and by telephone for him to provide a hearing in th...

Private Order of Additional Education of a County Judge (10/21/03)

10/21/2003
 
 

The judge made inappropriate comments toward a county employee who worked under his direct supervision causing that employee to file a sexual harassment claim against the judge. [Violation of Cano...

Honorable Salvador Zarate

09/09/2003
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Place 1, Grulla Starr County, Texas
 CJC No. 02-0983-JP

Honorable Juan Jasso

08/25/2003
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5, Place 2, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 02-0352-JP, 02-0448-JP, and 02-0705-JP