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January 13 - 15, 2014

Omni San Antonio at the Colonnade
9821 Colonnade Blvd. San Antonio, TX 78230


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

Course Information (Descriptions & Objectives)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)


Day 1 - Monday, January 13, 2014

12:00 - 5:00 pm Registration (Pre-Registration Required)
1:00 - 5:00 pm Level I Preparation Course: Clerk Certification Study Session
1:00 - 5:00 pm Level II Preparation Course: Clerk Certification Study Sessions
1:00 - 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Session: Compelling Appearance: What Requires Defendants to Appear and What Happens if They Don't?
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
David Johnson, Assistant City Attorney, City of Arlington

Day 2 - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

8:00 - 9:15 am Passing the Paddle...Back
Pat Riffel, Court Administrator, City of Friendswood
9:30 - 10:30 am Consequences of Underage Drinking*
Ed Spillane, Presiding Judge, College Station
10:45 - 12:00 pm The Whys: Constitutional Considerations for Court Clerks 
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
1:00 - 1:55 pm

Legislation Comes to Life: From a Clerk's Perspective
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC


Jurisdiction 101©
Bill Ragsdale, Presiding Judge, City of Ingram
Choose From Track A or B
2:05 - 2:55 pm Court Cost Workshop 
Hilda Cuthbertson, Court Administrator, City of Bryan
Docketing and Continuances© Victor Lander, Judge, City of Dallas Emerging Weapons+
Ken Roberts Security Inspector, United States Marshals Service
3:05 - 3:55 pm Juvenile Records© 
Nydia Thomas, Office of the General Counsel, Texas Juvenile Justice Department
Designer Drugs*©
Kevin Madison, Presiding Judge, City of Lakeway
4:05 - 5:00 pm

Dissecting Deferred Disposition*
Landra Hudson-Solansky, Court Administrator, City of Seguin

Setting Up a Mock Trial*©
Lindsey Mena, Juvenile Case Manager, City of San Marcos
Choose From Track A or B

* Indicates curriculum funded by the Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives (MTSI) or Driving on the Right Side of the Road (DRSR) grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.

+ Indicates curriculum with a focus on court security

© Indicated a course with a combined audience of judges and clerks