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 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 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 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 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...

Private Reprimand of a District Court Judge (6/20/17)

06/20/2017
 
 

The judge knowingly and recklessly misrepresented facts concerning the specific class of cases pending in his court, and made pledges or promises concerning how he would handle “judicial bypass req...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of JP (6/12/17)

06/12/2017
 
 

The judge improperly allowed a relationship to influence his judicial conduct when he magistrated an acquaintance after business hours, who had been to the judge’s home “multiple times” and whom th...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (5/30/17)

05/30/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he entered “cash only” bonds in violation of Article 17.02 of the Texas Code of Criminal Proce...