Private Warning of a District Judge. (11/26/12).
The judge failed to disclose the nature and extent of his relationship with one of the attorneys involved in a case prior to trial, and refused to make the disclosure when directly asked about the relationship at a post-trial hearing and when the issue was later raised in a recusal motion that he denied. [Violation of Canon 3B(1) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct and Article V, §1-a(6)A of the Texas Constitution.] Private Warning of a District Judge. (11/26/12).