Court Administrators

FY 2013 Court Administrators Seminar
Corpus Christi

June 17 - 19, 2013
Omni Corpus Christi Bayfront Tower
900 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Chorpus Christi, TX 78401


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Participants WILL receive a printed binder of course materials, so there is no need to print these before the seminar.

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

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)

Day 1 - Monday, June 17, 2013

12:00 - 5:00 pm Registration
1:00 - 5:00 pm Level I Preparation Course: Clerk Certification Study Session
Leisa Hardin, Court Administrator, City of Mansfield
1:00 - 5:00 pm Level II Preparation Course: Clerk Certification Study Session
Elaine Brown, Court Administrator, City of Katy
1:00 - 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Session: Leadership and Organizational Success
Kyle S. Clark, Associate Director, New Student Services, University of Texas and Founder,

Day 2 - Tuesday,  June 18, 2013

8:00 - 9:15 am Sovereign Citizens: Threats to Our Courts?
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
9:30 - 10:30 am Best Practices in Court Security
Charles Baxter, PSP, Licensed Security Consultant, Irving
10:45 - 12:00 p.m. Tools for Effective Court Administration: Standing Orders
Katie Tefft, Program Director, TMCEC
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
  Money Matter Legal Issues Techno-Outreach
1:00 - 1:50 pm Collections Update: What's New? Jim Lehman, Collections Program Manager, Office of Court Administration
So You Think You Can’t Be Sued? A Primer on Immunity for Clerks
Fred Garcia, Court Clerk, City of San Antonio
Talking to Your Town (DRSR)*
Lindsey Mena, Juvenile Case Coordinator, City of San Marcos
2:00 - 2:50 pm Budgeting Workshop
Rebecca Stark, Court Administrator, City of Austin
Dealing with JNAs (Juveniles Now Adults)
Victoria Jaramillo Medley, Court Administrator, City of Amarillo
Alive @ 25*
John Brady, Executive Director, Texas Alive Team & Risk and Safety Specialist, Travis County
3:00 - 3:50 pm   Citations and Complaints
David Johnson, Assistant City Attorney & Deputy Chief Prosecutor, City of Arlington
Tech Savvy: Tablets in the Courtroom
Jameson Crain, Multimedia Specialist, TMCEC
4:00 - 5:00 pm Internal Controls: Keeping Tabs on the Court’s Cash
Rhonda Kuehn, Court Administrator, City of Brenham
Dissecting DSC: Driving Safety Courses*
Leisa Hardin, Court Administrator, City of Mansfield
Using Social Media to Your Court’s Advantage: A Panel Discussion

Day 3 - Wednesday, June 19, 2013

8:00 - 8:30 am Educational Opportunities for Court Clerks
8:30 - 9:30 am Shades of Grey: The Letter of the Law is Not Always Black and White
Katie Tefft, Program Director, TMCEC
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
9:45 - 12:00 pm Give 'Em the Pickle
J. Mark Warren, Training Coordinator and Consultant, Texas Association of Counties

* 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.


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