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2012 Houston Clerks's Agenda

March 4-6, 2012
Omni Westside Hotel
13210 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77079


Introduction (agenda, bios, rosters, etc.)


Day 1 - Sunday, March 4, 2012

1:00 - 5:00 pm Registration
1:00 - 5:00 pm Preparation Course Level I - Clerk's Certification Program                                                                      Tracie Glacier, Court Administrator, City of Lewisville
1:00 - 5:00 pm Preparation Course Level II - Clerk's Certification Program                                                                         Elaine Brown, Court Administrator, City of Katy
1:00 - 5:00 pm Optional Pre-Conference: Managing Juvenile Cases                                                                                  Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC                                                                           Pam Liston, Judge, City of Rowlett

Day 2 - Monday, March 5, 2012

8:05 - 9:10 am Education Code and School Offenses
Brian Holman, Presiding Judge, City of Lewisville
9:25 - 10:20 am Records Requests
Ted Wood, Assistant General Counsel, Office of Court Administration
10:35 - 12:00 pm Hits and Misses from the 82nd Legislative Session*
Cathy Riedel, Program Director, TMCEC
TRACK C - Shared
1:00 - 2:05 pm It's An Order: Warrants, Writs, and Orders
Cathy Riedel, Program Director, TMCEC
DPS Updates
Rosie Caballero, Court Administrator, City of Coppel
OCA Reporting
Sandra Mabbett, Judicial Information Specialist, Office of Court Administration
2:20 - 3:30 pm Citations & Complaints: The Court Clerks Feud
Don McKinely, Court Operations Manager, City of Austin
Court Security
Mike Sanchez, Officer, City of Vidor
Courts, Communities & Classrooms; Educating the Public About the Law*
Sue Kennedy, Court Administrator, City of Corinth
3:45 - 5:00 pm Travels Through the Transportation Code: Rules of the Road*
Gilbert Hernandez, Deputy Clerk, City of Ft. Worth
Insurance Law
Fred Garcia, Court Clerk, City of   San Antonio
Animal Hearings in Municipal Court
Pat Riffel, Court Administrator, City of Pearland

Day 3 - Tuesday, March 6, 2012

8:00 - 9:15 am Pedestrian and Bicycle Laws*
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
9:30 - 10:45 am Crossing the Line/Where is the Line: Advice vs. Legal Advice
Pat Riffel, Court Administrator, City of Pearland
11:00 - 12:00 pm Social Media: Ethical Dilemmas
Kelly Crow, Presiding Judge, City of Fulshear

* 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.