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April 14-15, 2014

Overton Hotel & Conference Center
2322 Mac Davis Lane
Lubbock, Texas 79401


 Introduction (Agenda, Participant Roster, Board and Staff Roster)

Course Information (Descriptions & Objectives)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)


Day 1 - Monday, April 14, 2014

12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Registration (Pre-Registration Required)
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Level I Preparation Course: Clerk Certification Study Session
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Level II Preparation Course: Clerk Certification Study Sessions
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Session: Compelling Appearance: What Requires Defendants to Appear and What Happens if They Don't?
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
Rebecca Stark, Court Director, City of Austin
Robby Chapman, Program Director, TMCEC

Day 2 - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

6:45 - 7:50 a.m. Breakfast and Registration (pre-registration required)
8:00 - 8:05 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
Course Director: Hilda Cuthbertson, Consultant, Bojorquez Law Firm, PLLC
8:05 - 9:15 a.m. Passing the Paddle...Back
Pat Riffel, Court Administrator, City of Freindswood

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Consequences of Underage Drinking*
Victoria Medley, Court Administrator, City of Amarillo

10:45 - 12:00 p.m. The Whys: Constitutional Considerations for Court Clerks 
Robby Chapman, Program Director, TMCEC
12:00 - 12:50 p.m Lunch
1:00 - 1:55 p.m.

Dissecting Deferred Disposition*
Joni May, Administrative Services Supervisor, City of Hudson Oaks

Choose From Track A or C

Jurisdiction 101© 
Candace Chappell, Senior Assistant City Attorney, City of Irving

2:05 - 2:55 p.m. Emerging Weapons+
Marquis Fomby, United States Marshal Judicial Security Inspector 

Court Cost Workshop 
Hilda Cuthbertson, Consultant, Bojorquez Law Firm, PLLC
Docketing and Continuances© Victor Lander, Judge, City of Dallas
3:05 - 3:55 p.m. Designer Drugs*©
Kevin Madison, Presiding Judge, City of Lakeway
(Shared Room with Judges)
Juvenile Records© 
Ted Wood, Special Counsel To Trial Courts, Office of the Court Administration
4:05 - 5:00 p.m.

Legislation Comes to Life: From a Clerk's Perspective
Robby Chapman, Program Director, TMCEC

Choose From Track A or C Setting Up a Mock Trial*© 
Discussion Panel

Moderator: Ned Minevitz, Program Attorney, TMCEC

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

+ Indicates curriculum with a focus on court security

© Indicated a course with a combined audience of judges and clerks