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FY 2013 Tyler Judges Agenda
REGIONAL JUDGES SEMINAR

October 22-24, 2012
Holiday Inn
5701 South Broadway
Tyler, TX 75703
903.579.8201

 

Introduction (Agenda, Seminar Information, Participant Roster, etc.)

Course Information (Descriptions & Objectives)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)

 

Day 1 - Monday, October 22, 2012

1:00 - 5:00 pm Registration
The optional pre-conference session typically occurring on the day of registration has been shifted to Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00. The topic of this optional post-conference is Tools for Effective Court Administration.

Day 2 - Tuesday, October 23, 2012

8:00 - 9:20 am Things with Wheels*
Robin Smith, Presiding Judge, Midland
9:35 - 10:30 am Judicial Demeanor+ (1 hr ethics)
Glenn Phillips, Presiding Judge, Kilgore
10:45 - 12:00 pm Case Law Update+ (.25 hrs ethics)
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
  TRACK A - New & Notable
TRACK B - Foundations
TRACK C - Shared
1:00 - 1:55 pm Scenarios & Solutions+ (.25 hrs ethics)
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
Magistrate’s Orders of Emergency Protection
Ann Landeros, Attorney, Austin
Foreign Language Interpreters+ (.5 hrs ethics)
David Garza, Presiding Judge, Bee Cave
2:05 - 2:55 pm Taking Juvenile Statements
Kameron Johnson, Travis County Juvenile Public Defender, Austin
Ordinances Overview
Ryan Henry, Attorney, Law Offices of Ryan Henry, San Antonio
Talking to Your Town: DRSR+* (.25 hrs ethics)
Stella Mata, Juvenile Case Manager, Forest Hill
3:05 - 3:55 pm School Attendance
Sharon Pruitt, Assistant General Attorney, Office of Attorney General, Austin
Citations and Complaints
Andrew Bradshaw, Judge, Fort Worth
Understanding 3rd Party Collections
Glenn Lewis, Presiding Judge, Forest Hill
4:05 - 5:00 pm Texas Lawyers Assistance Program+ (1 hr ethics)
Bree Buchanan, Attorney, Texas Lawyer’s Assistance Program, Austin
Court Decorum+
(.25 hrs ethics)
Terry Elizondo, Associate Judge, Southside Place
Alive @ 25*
TBD

Day 3 - Wednesday, October 24, 2012

  TRACK A TRACK B
8:00 - 9:05 am The Silver Tsunami
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
Introduction to Tablets**
Jameson Crain, Multimedia Specialist, TMCEC & Hope Lochridge, Executive Director, TMCEC
(limited to 15 participants)
9:20 - 10:30 am Immunity+ (.5 hrs ethics)
Ryan Henry, Attorney, Law Offices of Ryan Henry, San Antonio
Introduction to Tablets**
Jameson Crain, Multimedia Specialist, TMCEC & Hope Lochridge, Executive Director, TMCEC
(limited to 15 participants)
10:45 - 12:00 pm Fines+ (.25 hrs ethics)
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC

1:00 - 5:00 pm Post-Conference: Tools for Effective Court Administration+ (1.25 hr. ethics)
Katie Tefft, Program Director, TMCEC
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.
** This session will be limited to the first 15 judges who sign up and offered for JEC credit only, no CLE.
+ Denotes course that shall be submitted for ethics MCLE credit.

Note on CLE Credit:
If you are seeking CLE credit, rather than taking the judicial exemption, please see TMCEC Registration Desk regarding payment of the voluntary CLE fee.

CLE Credit:
14 hours = 8-5 on Day 2, 8-12 on Day 3, and 1-5 optional post-conference on Day 3
10.5 hours = 8-5 on Day 2 and 8-12 on Day 3
7 hours = 8-5 on Day 2

Note on Judicial Education Credit:
16 hours = 8-5 on Day 2 and 8-12 on Day 3, and 1-5 post-conference on Day 3
12 hours = 8-5 on Day 2 and 8-12 on Day 3
8 hours = 8-5 on Day 2

Why the difference? Judicial education credits include time for breaks.