Regional Judges Seminar


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Day 1

8:05 – 9:20 a.m. Procedural/Substantive Law Update   
Meichihko Proctor, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office, General Counsel’s Division
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9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Traffic Safety Update   
Marian Moseley, Municipal Judge, City of Coppell
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11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Ethics: The Role of the Court in City Government: City Councils are from Mars and Municipal Judges are from Venus     
Lauren Crawford, Legal Counsel, Texas Municipal League
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1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Case Law and Attorney General Opinion Update
Ryan K. Turner, General Counsel and Director of Education, TMCEC
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2:10 – 3:00 p.m.  Juvenile/Municipal Law Issues Update   
Robin Ramsay, Municipal Judge, City of Denton
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3:10 – 4:00 p.m. DOT & Federal Motor Carrier Law
Lester Rorick, Presiding Judge, City of Pasadena
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Pre-Trial Appeals: Yes, Virginia, There Is a State’s Appeal  
Bonnie Lee Goldstein, Municipal Judge, City of Royse & Dallas
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Nonappearance Crimes
Rebecca Stark, Municipal Clerk, City of Austin
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4:10 – 5:00 p.m. JNAs: How to Get It Right
Ryan K. Turner, General Counsel and Director of Education, TMCEC
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Complaints
Ted Wood, Special Counsel to Trial Courts, Office of Court Administration
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Day 2

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TRACK C

8:00 – 9:10 a.m.

Juvenile Law: Failure to Attend School & Charges against Parents
Sharon Pruitt, Assistant Attorney General,Texas Attorney General’s Office Juvenile Crime Intervention
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Unlimited Restitution, Are You Kidding Me? +
Ed Spillane, Presiding Judge, City of College Station
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Judgments, Affirmative Findings & Enhancements+
Dana Jacobson, Presiding Judge, City of Fair Oaks Ranch
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9:20 –10:30a.m.

DUIs*
Meichihko Proctor, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney Generals Office, General Counsel’s Division
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Magistration Duties+
Robin Ramsay, Municipal Judge, City of Denton

Court Costs & Legislative Update on Court Costs
Rene Henry, Consultant, Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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10:45 – 12:00 p.m. Warrants, Capias and Capias Pro Fines
Ryan K. Turner, General Counsel and Director of Education, TMCEC
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