Regional Judges Seminar


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Day 1

2:00 - 5:00 pm Optional Pre-Conference: Disaster Planning: Securing Municipal Court Records
Bret Adams, Government Information Analyst, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Day 2

8:05 - 9:05 am The Evolution of Traffic Safety*
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
 
9:20 - 10:30 am Ethics with the Commission+ (1hr Ethics)
Robin Ramsay, Presiding Judge, City of Denton
10:45 - 12:00 pm Case Law and Attorney General Update+ (.25hr Ethics)
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
  TRACK A TRACK B TRACK C
1:00 -
1:50 pm
What Goes Up Could Come Down: Mechanics of Appeals
Kathleen Person, Presiding Judge, City of Temple
 
Cell Phones and Driving*
Cathy Riedel, Program Director, TMCEC
 
 
Where Does the Money Go?+ (.25hr Ethics)
Katie Tefft, Program Attorney, TMCEC
 
2:00 -
2:50 pm
Anticipatory Search Warrants
Chuck Bubany, George Herman Mahon Professor of Law, Texas Tech University School of Law
 
Minor Alcohol Offenses*
Joyce Spisak, Presiding Judge, City of Fredericksburg
 
 
State Reporting
Rhonda Kuehn, Court Administrator, City of Brenham
 
3:00 -
3:50 pm
Transfer of Juvenile Cases
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
 
Application of Traffic Laws to Bicycles*
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
 
 
From Courtroom to Classroom (DRSR)*+ (.25hr Ethics)
Katie Tefft, Program Attorney, TMCEC
 
4:00 -
5:00 pm
Search & Seizure in Schools
Rebecca Schlosser, Presiding Judge, City of Alpine
 
Scofflaw*
Jim Lehman, Collections Program Manager, Office of Court Administration

 
Contempt+ (.25hr Ethics)
Peter Graham, Judge, City of Irving

 

Day 3

  TRACK A TRACK B
8:00 - 9:05 am Psychology of Hoarding
Randall Price, Ph.D., Price, Proctor & Associates, LLP
Disqualification & Recusal+ (1hr Ethics)
Mena Ramon, General Counsel, Office of Court Administration
 
9:20 - 10:30 am Problem Properties: Nuisance Abatement
Ryan Henry, Attorney and Counselor at Law, Denton, Navarro, Rocha & Bernal, P.C., San Antonio
Cruelly Treated Animals
Katie Tefft, Program Attorney, TMCEC
 
10:45 - 12:00 pm Ethics & New Media+ (1.25hrs Ethics)
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC

* 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.

+ Denotes course that shall be submitted for ethics MCLE credit.