Private Admonition of a District Judge (12/21/04).


The judge acted in a biased manner by appointing her friend and former colleague as special prosecutor in a high profile criminal case after the attorney had previously represented the judge in a m...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (12/21/04).


Based on a complaint filed by his clerk, the judge issued an arrest warrant without analyzing the complaint to determine if probable cause existed. The Commission concluded from the judge’s conduc...

Private Warning of a County Judge (11/18/04)


Using county letterhead, the judge wrote a letter to a U.S. Senator regarding a private dispute. The letterhead included the judge’s full name and title, listed the names of the county commissione...

Private Admonition of a District Judge (11/18/04)


The judge leased office space to an attorney who regularly practiced in his court, conveying or permitting others to convey the impression that the attorney was in a special position to influence t...

Private Admonition of a County Court at Law Judge (11/18/04).


The judge allowed an attorney who regularly practices in his court to office in his building and perform legal work for his company, conveying the impression that the attorney was in a special posi...

Honorable Ken Reilly

 Presiding Municipal Court Judge, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Texas
 CJC No. 04-0360-MU

Honorable Santos Benavides

 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Laredo, Webb County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 04-0513-JP and 04-0514-JP

Honorable Eddie J. Vogt

 Kendall County Judge, Boerne, Kendall County, Texas
 CJC No. 04-0435-CO