Justice Court 101

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Family Consumer Personal Injury Criminal
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $38.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2018
Information:        
  

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **


CLEonline.com, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to provide an overview of practices in the justice court, including procedures governing small claims cases, eviction cases, administrative proceedings, and the prosecution of fine-only misdemeanor offenses. There will be an ethics discussion pertaining to rules of practice and decorum by and before justices of the peace. In addition, it will also address local rules specific to the Harris County Justice Courts. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentation from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on July 10, 2015. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session. This course is approved for 1.50 MCLE credit hours.



Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Small Claims

  • Eviction Cases

  • Administrative Proceedings

  • Fine Only Misdemeanor Offenses




The speakers for this course are:


Janet Marton, who is an attorney at Harris County Attorney's Office. A more extensive biography for Ms. Marton may be found at the Harris County website.

Katie Chancia, who is a staff attorney at Justice Courts of Harris County, Office of Court Management. Ms. Chancia received her law degree from Mercer University (J.D., 2007)

Judge Holly Williamson, who received her law degree from the University of Houston School of Law and was licensed to practice law in 1997. She is also a Certified Mediator. She received the Women of Distinction Award by The Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc., (The Bridge) a comprehensive crisis center assisting survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence and those who are homeless due to these circumstances or another crisis. A more extensive biography for Judge Williamson may be found at the Harris County website.



Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas
Credit Hours Area


1.50 Consumer Law


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This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of California and the State Bar of Tennessee. In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity (such as Florida) or as an "Approved Jurisdiction" (Tennessee). CLEonline.com is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. (These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.)


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