Austin New Clerks Seminar (December)


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FY 2016-2017 New Clerks Agenda

December 12-16, 2016

Omni Southpark
4140 Governors Row
Austin, TX 78744
512.448.2222

 

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

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)
 

*Click below for a compiled file of entire seminar course materials*

 

Day 1 - Monday

11:00 – 1:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 – 1:15 p.m.

Welcome and Announcements

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

What to Expect: Continuing Education and Court Resources
Robby Chapman, Director of Clerk Education & Program Attorney, TMCEC

2:15 – 2:45 p.m

The Court Clerk Certification Program
Tracie Glaeser, Program Coordinator, TMCEC

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Municipal Court and the Role of the Clerk
Robby Chapman, Director of Clerk Education & Program Attorney, TMCEC

Day 2 - Tuesday

6:45 – 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Records Management
Hilda Cuthbertson, Consultant, Bojorquez Law Firm
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Introduction to the Transportation Code*
Cathy Riedel, Judge, City of Leander

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 – 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 – 1:30 p.m. Stress Management
Elaine Brown, Retired Court Administrator, City of Katy
1:30 – 1:40 p.m. Break
1:40 – 2:50 p.m. Citations and Complaints
Brian Holman, Lewisville Municipal Court

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

6:45 – 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Judicial Ethics for Court Clerks 
Jackie Habersham, Commission Counsel, Commission on Judicial Conduct, Austin

9:15 - 9:30 a.m.

 Break

9:30 - 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
Rebecca Stark, Former Court Director, City of Austin

12:00 – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Court Processes I: Trial Processes
Leah Huff, Former Court Administrator, City of Southlake

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 – 3:45 p.m.

Court Processes II: Reporting Processes
Leah Huff, Former Court Administrator, City of Southlake

3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:10 – 5:00 p.m.

Mock Trial: State v Young*
Elizabeth De La Garza, TxDOT Grant Administrator, TMCEC
Ned Minevitz, TxDOT Grant Administrator & Program Attorney, TMCEC

Day 4 - Thursday

6:45 – 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Walking the Line: Legal Information and Advice
Landra Hudson Solansky, Court Administrator, City of Seguin

9:10 –9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Juveniles in Municipal Court: Part I*
Mark Goodner, Deputy Counsel & Director of Judicial Education, TMCEC

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

 Break

10:45 – 12:00 p.m.

Juveniles in Municipal Court: Part II*
Mark Goodner, Deputy Counsel & Director of Judicial Education, TMCEC

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

DPS Reporting*
Rhonda Kuehn, Court Administrator, City of Brenham

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Break

2:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Court Costs
Tammy Odom, Court Administrator, Texas City

3:30 – 3:45 p.m.

Break

3:45 – 5:00 p.m.

TCCA Panel Discussion (Q&A)
Rhonda Kuehn, Court Administrator, City of Brenham
Tammy Odom, Court Administrator, Texas City
Jaime Brew, Court Administrator, City of Sugar Land

Day 5 - Friday

6:45 – 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Nuts and Bolts of the Collections Process
Jim Lehman, CEO/Special Consultant, The Lehman Group

9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Numbers Matter: Reporting to the Office of Court Administration
Sandra Mabbett, Judicial Information Analyst, Office of Court Administration

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

The Week in Review: Filling in the Blanks
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