New Clerks Agenda


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FY 2015 New Clerks Agenda

December 15-19, 2014

Omni Southpark
4140 Governors Row
Austin, TX 78744
512.448.2222

 

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

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)

 

 

Day 1 - Monday, December 15, 2014

11:00 – 1:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 – 1:10 p.m.

Welcome and Announcements
Robby Chapman, Program Director, TMCEC

1:10 – 3:30 p.m.

Introduction to the Court and Profession
Robby Chapman, Program Director, TMCEC
Tessa Madison, Program Coordinator, TMCEC

3:30 – 3:45 p.m

Break

3:45 – 5:00 p.m.

Overview of Processing Cases
Tracie Glaeser, CMCC, CCM, Retired Court Administrator

Day 2 - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

6:45 – 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Judicial Ethics for Court Clerks
Jackie Habersham, Commission Council, Commission on Judicial Conduct, Austin

9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Introduction to the Transportation Code*
David Johnson, Deputy Chief Prosecutor, City of Arlington
11:00 – 11:10 a.m. Break
11:10 – 12:00 p.m. Best Practices in Court Security
Allen Gilbert, Presiding Judge, City of San Angelo


12:00 – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 1:40 p.m. Stress Management
Tessa Madison, Program Coordinator, TMCEC
1:40 – 1:50 p.m. Break
1:30 – 2:50 p.m. Citations and Complaints
Brian Holman, Presiding Judge, City of Lewisville
2:50 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Driving Safety Courses and Deferred Disposition*
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Optional Session: TMCEC Double Feature: Screening of “I Object!” and “Pro Se Defendants”

Day 3 - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

6:45 – 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 8:10 a.m. Midweek Announcements
8:10 – 9:25 a.m. Legal Information v. Legal Advice
David Hamilton, City Attorney, City of Reno, Lamar County
9:25 – 9:40 a.m. Break
9:40 – 10:40 a.m. Writs: Warrants and Capias Pro Fines
Victoria Medley, Court Administrator, City of Amarillo

10:40 – 10:55 a.m. Break
10:55 – 12:00 p.m. Non-appearance Crimes
Landra Hudson Solansky, Court Administrator, City of Seguin

12:00 – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Dealing with Difficult People
Robby Chapman, Program Director, TMCEC
1:45 – 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. OCA Reporting
Sandra Mabbett, Judicial Information Specialist, Office of Court Administration, Austin
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 – 5:00 p.m. Trial Processes and Appeals
Leah Huff, Former Court Administrator, City of Southlake

Day 4 - Thursday, December 18, 2014

6:45 – 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Dealing with Juveniles in Municipal Court*
Mark Goodner, Deputy Counsel & Program Attorney, TMCEC
10:00 –10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 – 12:00 p.m. Court Costs
Tammy Odom, Court Administrator, Texas City
12:00 – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 2:15 p.m. DPS Reporting
Rhonda Kuehn, Court Administrator, City of Brenham
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 – 3:20 p.m. Driving on the Right Side of the Road*
Susie Garcia, Court Administrator, City of San Marcos
3:20 – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:50 – 5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Show and Tell
Rhonda Kuehn, Court Administrator, City of Brenham
Tammy Odom, Court Administrator, Texas City
Susie Garcia, Court Administrator, City of San Marcos
Jaime Brew, Court Administrator, City of Sugar Land

Day 5 - Friday, December 19, 2014

6:45 – 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Collections
Jim Lehman, Collections Program Manager, Office of Court Administration
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Records Management
Hilda Cuthbertson, Consultant, Bojorquez Law Firm, PLLC
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Closing Session: Making Sense of It All
Regan Metteauer, Program Attorney, TMCEC
12:00 p.m. Adjourn

* Course developed under the Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives, a partnership between the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center and the Texas Department of Transportation

Funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals