WARREN G. WALTON: Supreme Court No. S-1-SC-36763, JSC Inquiry Nos. 2016-101, 2016-139, 2017-018, 2017-041 & 2017-053

On November 22, 2017, the Commission filed a Petition to Accept Stipulation Agreement and Consent to discipline with the Supreme Court concerning Colfax County Magistrate Judge Warren G. Walton. On December 18, 2017, the Supreme Court granted the Commission’s petition and ordered the stipulated discipline: three (3) weeks suspension from office without pay, imposition of which deferred on successful completion … Read More

PAMELA D. SMITH: Supreme Court No. S-1-SC-36686

On October 4, 2017, the Commission filed a Petition for Immediate Temporary Suspension without Pay concerning Sierra County Probate Court Judge Pamela D. Smith. A week later on October 11, 2017, the Commission filed a Motion to Accept Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings. Later the same day, the Supreme Court issued an order granting … Read More

DARREN KUGLER: Supreme Court No. S-1-SC-36274, JSC Inquiry No. 2016-055

On February 1, 2017, the Supreme Court granted the Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation to Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings, approving the Stipulation, ordering the resignation that Third Judicial District Court Judge Darren Kugler’s resignation tendered during the Commission’s proceedings be permanent effective on February 1, 2017, and unsealing the proceedings.  To download a copy of … Read More