Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to maintain professional competence in the law, and willfully violated the rules promulgated by the Supreme Court of Texas, when he failed to complete three of the sixteen hours of...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a County Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law; failed to maintain professional competence in the law; and engaged in improper ex parte communications when he: (1) denied a defendant facing potential jail...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law; failed to maintain professional competence in the law; and engaged in improper ex parte communications when he: (1) failed to follow the procedures set fort...

Private Warning of a County Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge improperly used and exploited his judicial position and engaged in improper financial and business dealings when, after admitting a will to probate and approving the appointment of the ex...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional education of a Justice of Peace (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and maintain professional competence in the law when he failed to timely forward an eviction defendant’s appeal to the county court. [Violation of Canon 3B(2) of...

Private Warning and Order of Addiotinal Education of a Justice of the Peace (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge exhibited bias and prejudice in the performance of her judicial duties against the alleged victim of an assault involving family violence when she: (1) stated that she was going to give t...

Private Admonition of a District Court Judge (8/8/17)

08/08/2017
 
 

The judge failed to afford the State an opportunity to be heard when he failed to conduct an oral hearing before granting the co-defendants’ motions for community supervision as required by the Tex...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (7/17/17)

07/17/2017
 
 

The judge misused his position and the prestige of judicial office when he sent a letter on his official judicial letterhead to another court, asking for help with his bailiff’s speeding ticket. T...