Grey Forest Municipal Court

To contact the Grey Forest Municipal Court office
with general questions or for information
(Note: Office is open only on a part time basis)
Phone:    (210) 695-3261 ext.2

The Municipal Court of the City of Grey Forest serves city’s residents. Primarily, the Grey Forest Municipal Court provides for the adjudication of traffic offenses listed in the Texas Transportation Code and other Class C misdemeanors identified in the Texas Penal Code.  The Court also sits in adjudication of enforcement actions under the city’s municipal ordinances, which may include, animal control and premises condition affecting health and safety.    The Court sits once a month on the first Thursday after the first Tuesday of each month and for any other days that may be necessary.  The court is open to the public and functions rather smoothly.    The court is supported by the Municipal Judge, Michael Latimer; City Prosecutor, Darrell Dullnig; and by the Chief of Police, C.E. “Bubba” Rutledge and the police officers serving our city.

Judge: Michael Latimer
Mr. Latimer is a native of  Syracuse, New York.  He was admitted to the bar in 1987 in Texas.  He is also admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas.  His preparatory education is from Adirondack Community College (A.A. 1979) and the State University of New York at Albany (B.A. Political Science, cum laude, 1983).  He received his legal education from St. Mary’s University of San Antonio (J.D. 1987) and  University of Texas School of Law at Austin.  He served as a Legislative Aide for the New York State Senate, 1982 and as an Aide to New York State Attorney General, Consumer Fraud and Protection Bureau.  Mr. Latimer is a member of the State Bar of Texas, San Antonio Bar Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, San Antonio Defense Lawyers Association, National Employment Lawyers Association.  He is a former Board Member of the U.S. Selective Service Commission.

From 1988 – 1996, Mr. Latimer was an Associate Staff Attorney with the firm of Nicholas & Barrera, P.C.  From 1996 – 1997, he operated the firm of The Law Offices of Michael Latimer in Boerne, Texas. From 1997 to 2011, he was a partner in the firm of Harkins, Latimer & Dahl, P.C. In 2011, he established the firm of The Law Office of Michael R. Latimer.   He is the former City Prosecutor for the City of Grey Forest.  Presently, he is the Municipal Judge for the City of Grey Forest.  He is also the City Prosecutor for the City of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas. He is on the Board of the San Antonio College Law Enforcement Training Academy.

Mr. Latimer’s primary areas of practice include Labor and Employment Law and Civil Rights Law; Title VII discrimination, Age Discrimination in Employment and Wage and Hour Claims.  He also handles criminal law cases, including murder, sexual assault and drug possession cases. He has argued cases before the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 3rd and 4th Court of Appeals and Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

Mr. Latimer  is a frequent speaker on Title VII law, privacy law,  Family Medical Leave Act  and  Fair Labor Standards Act.  Mr. Latimer has authored a Concept Deskbook  on employment law.  Mr. Latimer also is a speaker on Criminal Law and conducts police officer training on Fourth Amendment.

Prosecutor: Darrell Dullnig
Darrell Dullnig is a native of San Antonio.  He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University in 1977 and received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Saint Mary’s University in 1979.  He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1980.  He has been in private practice since 1982.  In addition to serving as the Prosecutor of the City of Grey Forest, he also serves as Prosecutor for the cities of Schertz, Gardenridge, Selma, Bulverde as well as Assistant Prosecutor for the cities of Shavano Park and Windcrest.

Court Clerk: Belinda McCall
Belinda has been with the City of Grey Forest since January 2004.  She started working as a Deputy Court Clerk until 2010 when she was appointed Court Clerk.  During this time Belinda continues with her clerks training that is provided by Texas Municipal Court Education Center.