Bailiff & Warrant Officers

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Day 1 - Monday

12:00 - 5:00 pm Registration
1:00 - 5:00 pm


Legal Update: A Look at New Legislation and Recent Case Law (3182)*
Mark Goodner, Deputy Counsel and Program Attorney, TMCEC
Robin Ramsay, Presiding Judge, City of Denton



  Courthouse Security
John Dohmann, Lieutenant, Dallas County Sheriff's Department Court Services Section

Day 2 - Tuesday

8:00 – 9:00 am Hits and Misses from the 82nd Legislature: Commentary on the Session*
Katie Tefft, Program Attorney, TMCEC
9:15 – 10:30 am Case Law and Attorney General Update*
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
10:45 – 12:00 pm Situations and Scenarios: A Group Discussion
Led by TMCEC Faculty
1:00 - 2:00 pm Enforcing Judgments: Getting Them to Comply
Katie Tefft, Program Attorney, TMCEC
Court Security: Is Due Process Always a Safe Process?
Jack Lanier, Sergeant and Lynn Eakin, Senior Warrant Officer, Longview Police Department Judicial Services Section
Overview of Processing Fine-Only Criminal Cases
Sue Kennedy, Court Manager, and Aaron Sherwood, Warrant Officer, City of Lewisville
2:25 - 3:35 pm Skip Tracing: Using Technology to Find Defendants
John Morris, City Marshal and John Calvillo, City Marshal, City of Duncanville
What Went Wrong? Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
Kenneth Price, Sergeant, Parker Police Department
Basic Narcotics Recognition
Mike Sanchez, Warrant Officer, City of Vidor
3:50- 5:00 pm Dealing with JNAs (Juveniles Now Adults)
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
Grant Writing 101
Kelly Schmidt, Senior Criminal Justice Planner, North Central Texas Council of Governments
Human Trafficking: Modern Slavery and its Tie to Municipal Court
Geoff Barr, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Texas Attorney General Criminal Prosecutions Division

Day 3 - Wednesday

8:00 - 9:00 am

Legal Advice vs. Legal Information: Not Crossing the Line
David Hamilton, Prosecutor, Reno Lamar County

9:15 - 10:30 am Responding to Sovereign Defendants
Ilse Bailey, Attorney at Law, Ilse D. Bailey, P.C.
10:45 - 12:00 pm Complacency Can Kill
Ken Clarida, Training Coordinator, North Central Texas Council of Governments Regional Police Academy



* 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.