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2012 Galveston Clerks's Agenda

May 20 - 22, 2012
San Luis Resort and Spa
5222 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, TX


Introduction (agenda, bios, rosters, etc.)


Day 1 - Sunday, May 20, 2012

1:00 - 5:00 pm Preparation Course Level I – Clerk’s Certification Program
Sheli Masterson, Court Service Coordinator, City of Irving
1:00 - 5:00 pm Preparation Course Level II – Clerk’s Certification Program
Tammy Odom, Deputy Clerk, City of Sweeny
1:00 - 5:00 pm Optional Pre-Conference: Managing Juvenile Cases
Cathy Riedel, Program Director, TMCEC
Katie Tefft, Program Attorney, TMCEC

Day 2 - Monday, May 21, 2012

8:05 - 9:10 am Education Code and School Offenses
Brian Holman, Presiding Judge, City of Lewisville
9:25 - 10:20 am Records Requests
Ted Wood, Assistant General Counsel, Office of Court Administration
10:35 - 12:00 pm Hits and Misses from the 82nd Legislative Session*
Cathy Ridel, Program Director, TMCEC
TRACK C - Shared
1:00 - 2:05 pm Citations & Complaints:  The Court Clerks Feud 
Don McKinley, Court Operations Manager, City of Austin
DPS Updates
Rosie Caballero, Court Administrator, City of Coppell
OCA Reporting
Angela Garcia, Judicial Information Manager, Office of Court Administration
2:20 - 3:30 pm It's An Order: Warrants, Writs and Orders
Cathy Riedel, Program Director, TMCEC
Creating a Safter Workplace Mike Sanchez, Police Officer
City of Vidor
Courts, Communities & Classrooms; Educating the Public About the Law*
Katie Tefft, Program Attorney, TMCEC
3:45 - 5:00 pm Travels through the Transportation Code: Rules of the Road*
Leah Huff, Implimentation Consultant, Tyler Technologies
Insurance Law
Fred Garcia, Court Clerk, City of San Antonio
Animal Hearings in Municipal Court
Pat Riffel, Court Administrator, City of Pearland

Day 3 - Wednesday, February 8, 2012

8:00 - 9:15 am Pedestrian and Bicycle Laws*
David Hamilton, Prosecutor, Reno Lamar County
9:30 - 10:45 am Crossing the Line/Where is the Line: Advice vs. Legal Advice
Pat Riffel, Court Administrator, City of Pearland
11:00 - 12:00 pm Social Media: Ethical Dilemmas
Rebecca Stark,  Municipal Court Administrator, City of Austin

* Denotes Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives (MTSI) or Driving on the Right Side of the Road (DRSR) curriculum funded by a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.