El Paso

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June 9-10, 2014

Wyndham El Paso Airport
2027 Airway Blvd.
El Paso, TX 79925


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

Course Information (Descriptions & Objectives)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)



Day 1 - Monday, June 9, 2014

12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Registration (Pre-Registration Required)
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Preparation Courses: Clerk Certification Study Sessions
Level I:
Brian Leija, Administrative Specialist, City of Houston

Level II:
Tammy Odom, Juvenile Case Manager, City of Sweeny

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Compelling Appearance: What Requires Defendants to Appear and What Happens if They Don’t? (Optional pre-conference session)
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
David Johnson, Deputy Chief Prosecutor, City of Arlington
Rebecca Stark, Court Director, City of Austin

Day 2 - Tuesday, June 10, 2014

6:45 – 7:50 a.m. Breakfast and Registration (pre-registration required)
8:00 – 8:05 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
Course Director: Hilda Cuthbertson, Consultant, Bojorquez Law Firm, PLLC
8:05 – 9:15 a.m. Passing the Paddle…Back
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Consequences of Underage Drinking*
Victoria Medley, Court Administrator, City of Amarillo

10:45 – 12:00 p.m. The Whys: Constitutional Considerations for Court Clerks
Robby Chapman, Program Director, TMCEC

12:00 – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
1:00 –
1:55 p.m.
Dissecting Deferred
Joni May, Administrative
Services Supervisor, City of
Hudson Oaks
choose from Track A or C

Jurisdiction 101
Candace Chappell, Senior Assistant City Attorney, City of Irving

2:05 –
2:55 p.m.
Emerging Weapons+
Steven Douglas, United
States Marshal Judicial
Security Inspector

Court Cost Workshop
Hilda Cuthbertson, Consultant,
Bojorquez Law Firm, PLLC

Docketing and Continuances
Jan Blacklock Matthews, Judge,
3:05 –
3:55 p.m.
Designer Drugs*
Kevin Madison, Presiding
Judge, City of Lakeway
(Shared Room with Judges)
Juvenile Records
Catherine Klier, Administrative
Manager, City of Houston
4:05 –
5:00 p.m.
Legislation Comes to Life:
From a Clerk’s
Robby Chapman, Program
Director, TMCEC
choose from Track A or C

Setting Up a Mock Trial*
Discussion Panel
Moderator: Ned Minevitz, Program
Attorney, TMCEC

Funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals