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Date: 01-05-2018

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Adam Reposa v. The State of Texas

Austin lawyer Adam Reposa gets six months in jail for contempt

Case Number: 03-17-00638-CR

Judge: Scott K. Field

Court: TEXAS COURT OF APPEALS, THIRD DISTRICT, AT AUSTIN

Plaintiff's Attorney: The Honorable David A. Escamilla

Defendant's Attorney: Carissa Larane Beene

Description: Appellant Adam Reposa, a licensed attorney, seeks to appeal the trial court’s judgment
finding him in direct criminal contempt. See In re State ex rel. Escamilla, No. 03-17-00667-CV,
2017 WL 6503089, *1 (Tex. App.—Austin Dec. 11, 2017, orig. proceeding) (mem. op.) (summary
of procedural history). There is no right of appeal from an order of contempt. Ex parte Eureste,
725 S.W.2d 214, 216 (Tex. Crim. App. 1986); see Joyner v. State, No. 14-11-00808-CR, 2011 WL
5554625, at *1 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 15, 2011, no pet.) (per curiam) (mem. op.,
not designated for publication) (dismissing appeal from judgment of contempt for lack of jurisdiction).

Outcome: Consequently, we do not have jurisdiction over this appeal, and the appeal is dismissed.

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