February 2003
66 Tex. B. J. 181

BODA ACTIONS

On Nov. 26, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals withdrew its prior judgment of suspension dated Jan. 15, 2002, against William Owen Juvrud, 44, of El Paso.

On Nov. 26, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals entered an interlocutory order of suspension against El Paso attorney James Jeffery Crook, 64.

On Dec. 11, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a judgment of indefinite disability suspension against Kimberly K. Kowar, 42, of Desoto.

JUDICIAL ACTIONS

On May 3, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct suspended Rafeal Javier Rodriguez, municipal court judge, Elsa, Hidalgo County.

On May 9, the Supreme Court of Texas suspended without pay Lillian Fariss, justice of the peace, Precinct 2, Place 1, Sundown, Hockley County.

On June 5, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct issued a public admonition to George Boyett, justice of the peace, Precinct 3, College Station, Bryan County.

On May 9, the Supreme Court of Texas suspended without pay Mary Hart, municipal court judge, White Deer, Carson County.

On May 9, the Supreme Court of Texas suspended without pay Diana Rodriguez, justice of the peace, Place 1, Encinal, LaSalle County.

On May 17, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct suspended Sadie Floyd Clay, justice of the peace, Precinct 2, Marshall, Harrison County.

On June 2, the Supreme Court of Texas suspended without pay Elihu Dodier, 55, of Houston, associate municipal judge.

On June 5, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct issued a public admonition to Delwin T. McGee, 49, of Dumas, judge of the County Court at Law, Moore County.

On June 5, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct issued a public warning to Jay Gibson, 52, judge of the 70th District Court of Ector County.

On June 21, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct issued a public admonition to Patricia Ott, justice of the peace, Precinct 1, Round Rock, Williamson County.

On June 28, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct issued a public warning to Don Rexford Emerson, 55 of Amarillo, judge of the 320th District Court of Potter County.

On June 25, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct entered a voluntary agreement to resign from judicial office in lieu of disciplinary action regarding Michael Jackson Myers, justice of the peace, Precinct 2, Forney, Kaufman County.

On Aug. 21, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct entered a voluntary agreement to resign from judicial office in lieu of disciplinary action regarding Howard J. Lilley, justice of the peace, Precinct 4, Place 1, Livingston, Polk County.

On Aug. 21, the Supreme Court of Texas suspended without pay Thurman B. Bartie, justice of the peace, Precinct 8, Port Arthur, Jefferson County.

On Aug. 23, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct issued a public admonition to James H. Keeshan, 62, of Conroe, judge of the 359th District Court of Montgomery County.

REINSTATEMENTS

On Oct. 3 Cindy Floramell Hunt Wilson Reitano, 42, of Corpus Christi filed a motion accepting resignation in lieu of discipline.

On May 2, the 116th District Court of Dallas County disbarred Robert N. Goldstein, 45, of Dallas.

SUSPENSIONS

On Sept. 9, Thomas Ronald Adkins, 57, of Houston accepted a one-year, fully probated suspension effective Oct. 1, 2002 from the District 4-H Grievance Committee.

On Nov. 13, Otis O. Bakke, 60, of Fort Worth agreed to a five-year, partially-probated suspension effective Dec.1, 2002, with the first year actively served and the remainder probated from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

On Oct. 21, Aaron L. Bullock, 57, of Kingwood received a five-year, partially-probated suspension effective Nov. 11, 2002, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the District 4-F Grievance Committee.

On Aug. 21, Nancy B. Botts, 48, of Houston received a one-year, partially-probated suspension effective Sept. 1, 2002, with the first two months actively served and the remainder probated from the District 4-H Grievance Committee.

On Oct. 14, Holly G. Crampton, 54, of Wichita Falls received a one-year, fully-probated suspension effective Nov. 11, 2002 from the 78th District Court of Wichita County.

On Sept. 13, Michael L. Davis, 41 of Houston received a one-month, fully-probated suspension effective Oct. 1, 2002 from the District 4-H Grievance Committee.

On Oct. 3, Robert Frances Flanagan, 64 of San Antonio received a 21-month, partially probated suspension effective Nov. 1, 2002, with the first three months actively served and the remainder probated from the 150th District Court of Bexar County.

On Sept. 13, Jeffrey C. Grass, 40 of Dallas accepted a 54-month, fully-probated suspension effective Nov. 11, 2002, with stringent conditions from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

On Nov. 1, Mitchell D. Hankins, 46, of Lubbock accepted an 18-month, fully probated suspension effective Dec. 1, 2002 from the District 16-A Grievance Committee.

On Oct. 4, Blaise Joseph Heaney, 46, of Bellaire accepted a one-year, partially-probated suspension effective Dec. 1, 2002, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the District 5-A Grievance Committee.

On Sept. 4, Yolanda I. Gonzalez, 48, of San Antonio accepted a nine-month, partially-probated suspension effective Dec. 1, 2002, with the first three months actively served and the remainder probated from the District 10-C Grievance Committee.

On Oct. 25 Rickey Durante Jones, 41 of San Marcos accepted a 60-month, partially-probated suspension effective Dec. 24, with the first year actively served and the remainder probated from the District 9-A Grievance Committee.

On Nov. 5, Janet E. Levy, 42, of Fort Worth agreed to a two-year, partially-probated suspension effective Oct. 1, 2002, with the first year actively served and the remainder probated from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

On Aug. 29, Michael P. O’Dell, 55 accepted a five-year suspension effective Sept. 1, 2002 from the District 4-G Grievance Committee.

On Aug. 22 Linda Irene Perez, 43, of San Antonio accepted a six-month, partially probated suspension effective Sept. 1, 2002, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the District 10-B Grievance Committee.

On Aug. 29, William Dean Sheetz, 51, of Dallas accepted a 36-month, fully-probated suspension effective Oct. 1, 2002 from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

On Oct. 22, Oscar Raul Tamez, 38, of San Antonio received a three-year, partially-probated suspension effective Dec. 16, 2002, with the first three months actively served and the remainder probated from the 224th District Court of Bexar County.

On Sept. 6, Robert Michael Thomas, 37 of Allen received a two-year, fully-probated suspension effective Sept. 1, 2002 from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

PUBLIC REPRIMANDS

On Sept. 24, Michael H. Bassett, 41 of Dallas accepted a public reprimand from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

On Oct. 16, James H. Shaw, 52, of Fort Worth agreed to a public reprimand from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

On Oct. 11, Benedict John Capelle, 51 of Dallas agreed to a public reprimand from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

On Aug. 12, James Jeffery Crook, 64, of El Paso received a public reprimand from the County Court at Law No. 3 of El Paso County.
On Jan. 25, 2002, Richard S. Browne, 47 of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the District 4-H Grievance Committee.

On Oct. 24 Ray Matthews, 62, of Houston received a public reprimand from the 215th District Court of Harris County.

On Sept. 5 Servando James Mchazlett, 37, of San Antonio accepted a public reprimand from the District 10-B Grievance Committee.

On Nov. 6, Daniel J. Shea, 59, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the District 4-G Grievance Committee.