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FY 2015 Tyler Judges Agenda
REGIONAL JUDGES SEMINAR

October 20-22, 2014
Holiday Inn
5701 South Broadway
Tyler, TX 75703
903.579.8201

 

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

Course Information (Descriptions & Objectives)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)

 

 

Day 1 - Monday, October 20, 2014

3:00 - 5:00 pm Registration (Pre-Registration Required)
5:00 - 6:00 pm Welcome Reception

Day 2 - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

6:45 - 7:50 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
8:00 - 8:05 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
8:05 - 9:15 a.m. Disturbing Trends in Alcohol and Drug Abuse*
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Wearing Many Hats: Conflicts of Interest and Dual Office-Holding Concerns+
Richard Olivo, Attorney, Austin
10:45 - 12:00 p.m. Case Law Update+ (.25 hrs Ethics)
Ryan Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
  TRACK A - New & Notable
TRACK B - Foundations
TRACK C - Shared
1:00 - 1:55 p.m. Drones
Robby Chapman, Program Director, TMCEC
Taking Bail
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
Jury Charges#
Michael Acuna, Presiding Judge, City of Dallas
2:05 - 2:55 p.m. Scenarios IV+ (.25 hrs Ethics)
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
MOEP Reporting
Kimberly Piechowiak, Domestic Violence Resource Attorney, Office of Court Administration
Observe a Trial: State v Young*#
Robin Ramsay, Presiding Judge, City of Denton
3:05 - 3:55 p.m. Notice
Ryan Henry, Attorney At Law, The Law Office of Ryan Henry, PLLC
Judicial Trial Skills (2 hour track)
Ed Spillane, Presiding Judge, College Station
Court Security: Cyber Security#
Richard Morse, Information Security Officer, Office of Court Administration
4:05 - 5:00 p.m. Social Hosting*
Robin Ramsay, Presiding Judge, City of Denton
Indigency#
Marian Moseley, Presiding Judge, City of Coppell

Day 3 - Wednesday, October 23, 2013

6:45 - 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
  TRACK A TRACK B
8:00 - 9:05 a.m. Administrative Search Warrants
Timothy Kirwin, Judge, Hedwig Village
Weight Violations and Other Federal Motor Carrier Violations
Lester Rorick, Presiding Judge, City of Pasadena
9:20 - 10:30 a.m. Blood Warrants & Kids*
Esmeralda Garcia, Judge, Houston
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Tomas Yufik, Ph.D., Professor, St. Edwards University, Austin
10:45 - 12:00 p.m. Rise of the Machines
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
12:00 - 12:50 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Post-Conference Session: Implementing Juvenile Justice+ (.5 hrs Ethic)
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
Robby Chapman, 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.
+ Denotes course that shall be submitted for ethics MCLE credit.
# Denotes a shared course open to both judges and court support personnel


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 = all sessions on 3 days, including post-conference
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 for all sessions on 3 days
12 hours = 8-5 on Day 2 and 8-12 on Day 3 OR 1-5 on Day 3
8 hours = 8-5 on Day 2

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