Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a County Court at Law Judge (2/25/21)

02/25/2021
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and to maintain professional competence in the law, and failed to afford a litigant in a civil proceeding the right to be heard according to law, when he fai...

Private Warning of a Former Associate District Court Judge (12/4/20)

12/04/2020
 
 

The judge lent the prestige of his judicial office to advance his own private interests, knowingly or recklessly misrepresented his identity, qualifications, present position, or other fact concern...

Private Admonition of a District Court Judge (12/4/20)

12/04/2020
 
 

The judge engaged in improper ex parte communications when he proceeded with a hearing on a motion to modify judgment, and invited argument from defendant’s counsel, who made their arguments, despi...

Private Admonition of a Former County Judge (12/4/20)

12/04/2020
 
 

The judge created an appearance of impropriety, specifically, the appearance that he lent the prestige of his judicial office to advance the private interests of the judge or others, when he attend...

Private Warning of a Former District Court Judge (12/4/20)

12/04/2020
 
 

The judge used her social media in a manner which could be perceived as advancing the private interests of the judge or others or authorizing the use of the judge’s name to endorse other candidates...

Private Warning of a District Court Judge (12/4/20)

12/04/2020
 
 

The judge improperly failed to disqualify himself from presiding over a criminal case in which the State was seeking an adjudication of guilt and revocation of probation of the defendant approximat...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (12/4/20)

12/04/2020
 
 

The judge lent the prestige of his judicial office to advance the private interests of others when he placed a telephone call to a district court judge before whom a child custody case was pending ...

Hon. Mark Luitjen

12/04/2020
 Senior District Judge, Sitting by Assignment, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
 CJC No. 20-0468

Public Admonition and Order of Additional Education