Odessa (June 5-7, 2017)


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FY 2017 Odessa Clerks Agenda
REGIONAL CLERKS SEMINAR

June 5-7, 2017
MCM Elegante
5200 E. University Blvd., Odessa, TX 79762
432.368.5885

 

Full Course Materials

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

Course Information (Descriptions & Objectives)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)
 

 

Day 1 -  June 5, 2017

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Registration 

 

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Special Topics Session
Focus: Fines, Fees, and Costs

Robby Chapman, Director of Clerk Education & Program Attorney, TMCEC
Mark Goodner, Deputy Counsel and Director of Judicial Education, TMCEC

Prep Session: Ready, Set, Test!

Level I: Shelia Roach, Deputy Clerk, City of Canyon

 

Day 2 - June 6, 2017

6:45 - 7:50 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
8:00 - 8:10 a.m. Welcome and Announcements

8:10 - 9:20 a.m.

Toward the Goal of Justice: Procedural Fairness and Public Confidence
Sheila Roach, Deputy Clerk, City of Canyon
 
DOJ Letter

9:20 - 9:35 a.m.

 Break

9:35 - 10:45 a.m.

Texas Department of Public Safety Update*
Amy Calhoun, Program Supervisor III, Department of Public Safety
Melissa Eager, Program Supervisor III, Department of Public Safety

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.

 Break

11:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Dissecting the Citation
Ashley McSwain, Attorney, Messer, Rockefeller, and Fort - The Municipal Law Firm

12:00 - 12:50 p.m. Lunch

  TRACK A
TRACK B
1:00 - 1:55 p.m.

Pennies & Paper Pigs: Taking Payments
Matt Freeman, Court Administrator, City of Freer

Data Miners & Open Records
Laura Mueller, Attorney, Bojorquez Law Firm

2:05 - 2:50 p.m.

The Court Abides: Penalties & Punishments*
Artin DerOhanian, Senior Associate Attorney, Law Office of Ryan Henry

Making Sense of the License: Current Driver's License Issues*
Jan Blacklock Matthews, Judge, City of Wilson

3:05 - 3:55 p.m.

Exploring Attitudes, Stereotypes, and Biases
Leah Huff, Former Court Administrator, City of Southlake

Community Service* 
Tracie Glaeser, Program Coordinator, TMCEC

Community Service Calculator

4:05 - 5:00 p.m.

Indigence in a Box: Charts, Checklists, and Forms*
Leah Huff, Former Court Administrator, City of Southlake




Courts Making Their Communities Safer*
Elizabeth De La Garza, TxDOT Grant Administrator, TMCEC
Ned Minevitz, TxDOT Grant Administrator & Program Attorney, TMCEC


Day 3 - June 7, 2017

6:45 - 7:50 a.m. Breakfast 

8:00 - 8:55 a.m. Language and the Law
Robby Chapman, Director of Clerk Education & Program Attorney

 
Data Security: Getting the Court Back Online+
Casey Kennedy, Director, Information Services, Office of Court Administration
9:10 - 10:05 a.m. Questions Answered
TMCEC Attorneys

 
Beyond the Day to Day: Additional Activity Reporting
Hilda Cuthbertson, Judge, City of Snook


10:05 - 10:20 a.m.


Break
10:20 - 10:50 a.m.

Certification & Clerk Program Update

Robby Chapman, Director of Clerk Education & Program Attorney, TMCEC

 10:50 - 12:00 noon Beyond Lessons Learned: Addressing Change in Municipal Court
Robby Chapman, Director of Clerk Education & Program Attorney

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Clerk Certification Testing

Administrator: Tracie Glaeser, Program Coordinator, TMCEC

*Indicates TxDOT Traffic Safety Grant Related Curriculum
+ Indicates curriculum with a focus on court security
# Indicates a shared track open to both clerks and judges