Section 3.08 of the City Charter requires the City Council appointment of an Alternate Municipal Court Judge every two years. The Alternate Judge performs judicial
services on scheduled weekends for the City and also presides over Teen
Court. The Alternate Judge may also perform judicial duties in
assisting Judge Gore with other court
related duties in her absence. Judge Gore is recommending that contracts be executed with Michelle Montemayor and Donald McDermitt for
the Alternate Municipal Court Judge position and associated duties.
Ms. Montemayor is an Allen resident who
currently serves as Assistant Regional Counsel of the General Counsel.
She brings over twenty-five years of relevant experience as an attorney
and is Licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.
Mr. McDermitt is also licensed and in
good standing with the State Bar of Texas since 1978. He has practiced
in Collin County since 1983 specifically in the areas of Criminal
Defense, Juvenile, and representation of respondents within the Texas
Family Code and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services