Notice of Public Hearing

Pursuant to Section 33.0055 of the Texas Government Code, and in accordance with relevant Executive Order(s) of Governor Greg Abbott, Emergency Order(s) from the Texas Supreme Court, and guidance from the Office of Court Administration regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct will be conducting its biennial Public Hearing on Monday, October 5, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., virtually, via Zoom, "to consider comments from the public regarding the commission’s mission and operations." Per the statute, "The comments are to be considered in a manner which does not compromise the confidentiality of matters considered by the commission."

For additional information, please contact us at (512) 463-5533.

To Speak at the Meeting

Witnesses must register in advance for this meeting to speak, and may do so via this online form or by faxing a completed registration form to (512) 463-0511.

After registering, you'll receive an confirmation email containing information for joining the meeting. The deadline for registration is October 4, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per witness; however, written submissions will also be accepted in addition to or in lieu of oral testimony. Any statements for consideration can be mailed to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, P.O. Box 12265, Austin, Texas 78711.

To Watch the Meeting Live

Visit our YouTube channel to view the live stream of the meeting.

Submitter Information

Judge Information

Select from the criteria above, to narrow down the list of judges below. If you cannot find the judge, or the judge is not listed, please enter the judge's name in the "Other" field below.

Case Information

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Witness Information

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Details of the Complaint

Describe the factual details of your complaint in the space provided below. Include the date of the alleged misconduct. Your complaint should be as specific as possible. Do not cite case law in your complaint.

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Confidentiality & Authorization

You may request that the Commission maintain your confidentiality. However, please be advised that it may not be possible for the Commission to investigate your complaint without revealing your identity to the judge. If you request confidentiality, and the Commission believes that it may reveal your identity to the Judge, we will advise you before proceeding. If you still wish to maintain confidentiality, check the box below.

I understand that it may affect the Commission’s ability to investigate my complaint, and that the Commission may not be able to maintain my confidentiality.

By entering my full name, below, I am authorizing the Commission to investigate my complaint against a Texas Judge.