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FY 2013 Waco Judges Agenda
REGIONAL JUDGES SEMINAR

June 10-12. 2013
Waco Hilton
113 South University Parks Drive
(254) 754-8484
Waco, TX 76701-2241

 

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

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)

 

Day 1 - Monday, June 10, 2013

12:00 - 5:00 pm

 

1:00 - 5:00 pm

Registration



Pre-Conference Session: Tools for Effective Court Administration+ (1.25 hrs ethics)
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
Katie Tefft, Program Director, TMCEC

5:00 - 6:00 pm Welcome Reception

Day 2 - Tuesday, June 11, 2013

8:05 - 9:20 am Things with Wheels*
Robin Smith, Presiding Judge, City of Midland
9:35 - 10:30 am Judicial Demeanor+ (1 hr ethics)
Melissa Goodwin, Justice, 3rd Court of Appeals, Austin
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
Kim Piechowiak, Domestic Violence Resource Attorney, Office of Court Administration, Austin


Foreign Language Interpreters+ (.5 hrs ethics)
Carrie Chavez, Attorney, Dallas

2:05 - 2:55 pm Taking Juvenile Statements
Ursula Hall, Judge, City of Houston
Ordinance Overview 
(.25 hrs ethics)

Dana Jacobson, Presiding Judge Cty of Fair Oaks Ranch
Talking to Your Town: DRSR+* (.25 hrs ethics)
Stella Mata, Deputy Clerk,/ Juvenile Case Manager, CIty of Forest HIll
3:05 - 3:55 pm

School Attendance
Sharon Pruitt, Assistant Attorney General, Texas Attorney General's Office, Juvenile Crime Intervention, Austin

 

Citations and Complaints
Andrew Bradshaw, Judge, City of Fort Worth

Understanding 3rd Party Collections
Bill Ragsdale, Presiding Judge, City of Ingram

4:05 - 5:00 pm Texas Lawyers Assistance Program+ (1 hr ethics)
Bree Buchanan, Texas Lawyer Assistance Program, Austin

Court Decorum+
Terry Elizondo, Judge, CIty of Southside Place

 

Alive @ 25
Kevin Cotton, Deputy, Texas Alive Team Training Director, Travis County





Day 3 - Wednesday June 12, 2013

  TRACK A TRACK B
8:00 - 9:05 am The Silver Tsunami: Courts and the Growing Elder Population*
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
Introduction to Tablets**
Jameson Crain, Multimedia Specialist, TMCEC & Hope Lochridge, Executive Director, TMCEC
(limited to 12 participants)
9:20 - 10:30 am Immunity+ (.5 hrs ethics)
Katie Tefft. Program Director, TMCEC
Introduction to Tablets**
Jameson Crain, Multimedia Specialist, TMCEC & Hope Lochridge, Executive Director, TMCEC
(limited to 12 participants)

10:45 - 12:00 pm

 

 

 

12:00- 1:00 pm

1:00 - 5:00 pm

Fine by Me: A Judicial Primer on the Law and Social Science Relating to the Imposition of Fines in Criminal Cases
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC

 

Lunch

Post-Conference Session: Tools for Effective Court Administration+ (1.25 hrs ethics)
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
Katie Tefft, Program Director, 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 12 judges who sign up and offered for JEC credit only, no CLE.

+ Denotes course that shall be submitted for ethics CLE 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 = 1-5 pre-conference on Day 1, 8-5 on Day 2, 8-12 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 = 1-5 pre-conference on Day 1, 8-5 on Day 2 and 8-12 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.