Misha Johnson of the Nolanville Municipal Court in Nolanville, Texas, has completed all the requirements for Level II of the Municipal Court Clerk Certification Program and was awarded the certification on July 25, 2022, by the Texas Court Clerks Association (TCCA) in conjunction with the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC), the Texas Municipal Courts Association (TMCA), and Texas State University-San Marcos. Ms. Johnson has served in the Nolanville Municipal Court since November 2017.
To qualify for level II certification, clerks must complete 40 hours of continuing education and pass a four-hour exam. Areas covered by the examination include legal research, ethics, fairness and diversity, processing cases, legal codes and statutes, records and case flow management, financial management, bond forfeitures, domestic violence, and computer literacy.
TCCA is a non-profit professional association of municipal and justice court clerks and administrators. Its purpose is to increase the proficiency of judicial administrators and clerical personnel through education and exchanging ideas. Founded in 1972, TCCA is an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League and offers its members various services and programs.
TMCEC is a project of the Texas Municipal Courts Association and is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. TMCEC provides judicial and legal education for municipal judges, clerks, and prosecutors through monthly regional seminars and an (800) telephone line. TMCA is an association composed of municipal judges, clerks, prosecutors, and court support personnel. It monitors legislation, attorney general opinions, and changes in case law to ensure that the 918 municipal courts in Texas remain current on the law.
Thank you, Misha, for your service and commitment to the residents of Nolanville!
For More Information:
Jennifer Shidler, Community Outreach & Public Affairs Coordinator 254-698-6335 Jshidler@nolanvilletx.gov