Private Admonition of a County Statutory Probate Judge (10/11/19)


By engaging in unwanted physical contact on a number of occasions with a county employee who had previously worked in his court, which made her feel uncomfortable, the judge failed to treat a perso...

Private Reprimand of a Retired Justice of the Peace (10/11/19)


The judge's comments to a same-sex couple whose wedding she had just officiated, indicating that she did not approve of their marriage, were inappropriate and fell below the threshold of conduct th...

Private Reprimand of a Municipal Court Judge (10/11/19)


The judge failed to treat a sheriff's deputy in a patient, dignified, and courteous manner, and used the prestige of judicial office in an effort to avoid receiving a parking citation. [Violations...

Hon. Beatrice "Bebe" Rocha

 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Horseshoe Bay, Llano County, Texas
 CJC No. 19-0662

Public Admonition and Order of Additional Education

Private Admonition of an Associate Judge (8/26/19)


The judge failed to be patient, dignified and courteous to litigants and witnesses. Further, the judge denied a litigant’s right to be heard by issuing an order giving temporary custody of her dau...

Private Warning of a Former District Court Judge (8/26/19)


The judge failed to comply with the law, failed to maintain competence in the law, and engaged in willful and persistent conduct that is clearly inconsistent with the proper performance of his duti...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (8/22/19)


The judge failed to treat individuals whom she dealt with in an official capacity with patience, dignity and courtesy, on a number of different occasions. Further, the judge attempted to pressure ...

Hon. John Lipscombe

 County Court at Law No. 3, Austin, Travis County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 19-0148, et. al.

Public Admonition