August 29, 2014
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Cindy Ermatinger of Midlothian as judge of the 443rd Judicial District Court in Ellis County effective Sept. 2, 2014, for a term to expire at the next general election.
Ermatinger is an attorney, owner of The Law Offices of Cindy Ermatinger, and a former assistant district attorney for Dallas and Ellis counties, where she specialized in juvenile delinquency, child abuse and family violence prosecutions. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Ellis County Bar Association, Ellis County Defense Bar Association, Trial Lawyers College, and Texas and Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers associations. She is an associate board member of the Midlothian Education Foundation and a graduate of the Midlothian and Waxahachie Leadership Program. She is also a past defense attorney member of the Ellis County Bail Bond Board and a past member of the American Business Women’s Association and Midlothian Rotary Club.
Ermatinger received a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University and a law degree from the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law.