To the Dallas Criminal Defense Bar:
If your client is incarcerated in the Dallas County Jail on a preindictment case, and you want the Court to review the bond for a reduction or a Personal Bond, please follow the step-by-step instructions put out by the District Clerks Office:
Click here for the Blank Writ of Habeas Corpus Application and here for Blank PR Bond Form.
Click here for the Dallas County Online Inmate Search.
To Counsel With Clients Assigned to the 292nd:
Please see the attached Temporary Court Procedures Order effective immediately for all Criminal District Courts and District Courts giving preference to criminal cases in Dallas County, including mine.
I will add 3 temporary orders that only apply to cases assigned to my court after the jump:
I am truly honored to announce that I am your Democratic Nominee for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9. As Emma Platoff mentioned in the Texas Tribune a few weeks ago, I’ve been planning for this moment for over a year. Because of good people like you, I am proud to say, “We did it!”
Thank you very much for your unwavering support. It means more to me than you’ll ever know.
In the meantime, there are a number of contested primaries coming up in March. Here’s a list of every race in Texas, from the President all the way down the ballot. You can also search the Secretary of State’s database here.
Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to serve you as a Judge. Whether the Court is the 292nd here in Dallas, or the Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin, I promise I won’t forget that little note taped to my bench:
BE HUMBLE – This bench does not belong to you. It belongs to the people.
There are many different ways you can volunteer – sign up today!
On To November!
This Tuesday at 7 PM, join me for “Tell It To The Judge.” We’ll hear inspiring stories of recovery, reentry and redemption from 5 formerly incarcerated individuals. The host, the venue and food provider are pretty inspiring themselves…. Read More