314TH DISTRICT FAMILY COURT
HARRIS COUNTY, TX
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Cindy Hide (Republican Party) is a candidate for judge of the Texas 314th District Court. She is on the ballot in the general election November 8, 2022, and if elected, will assume office on January 1, 2023.
Cindy Hide understands justice, fairness, and the law. Licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas since 1984, her legal career has focused on family law, successfully representing litigants facing all issues related to marriage and divorce. An ardent advocate, she is also known for bringing peaceful, practical resolve to highly charged emotional cases by striking a balance between accountability and compassion. She will bring these skills to the bench.
Cindy grew up in Houston and graduated from the University of Houston and the University of Houston Law Center. She is a Texas Bar College Fellow and member of the Society of Legal Scholars. She also belongs to the American Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, and the Burta Rhoads Raborn Inn of Court. Her interest in juvenile justice and women’s advocacy goes back many years. While living in Ohio, she was a member of the Juvenile Justice Committee and Gender Fairness Committee in Columbus for the Supreme Court of Ohio.
Cindy appreciates the diversity and challenges of the Harris County litigants in the 314th. As a divorced mother of two, she understands the delicate balance of nurturing while setting boundaries with impressionable children and teens. Her personal and professional experience will provide a solid basis for making the tough decisions called for at this bench.
Cindy’s love of country is evident in her history of public service. While a member
of the city council in Dublin, Ohio, she was selected for two independent terms to
be one of two council members from the entire state to represent Ohio at the National League of Cities Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy Committee, and, to be a contributing author to The National League of Cities Congressional Resolution regarding the assessment and diversion of juvenile offenders in juvenile courts.
She is also proficient in conversational Spanish and Italian.
As an extension of her professional interests, Cindy enjoys helping the general community glean practical insights and applications for family law. To that end, she has created numerous podcasts and programs for the general public through her educational service.
On a personal note, Cindy is a proud mother to her two children, Carlo and Francesca, and grandmother to Matilda. Carlo and Francesca live in Ohio and California with their partners, Deb and Matt.
Her passion for learning extends beyond concrete law world where she finds spiritual studies fascinating. This includes exploring both wisdom found in ancient world cultures as well as the latest contemporary scientific findings that weave through all.
When it’s time to rest, she enjoys relaxing walks in the park with her companion husky, Star, swimming, and sailing.