Judge Dan Hinde graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He then attended the University of Texas School of Law, where he served as an Articles Editor for the Texas Law Review and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence with Honors. Judge Hinde has served as Judge of the 269th District Court for nearly 10 years. After his appointment in 2008, he has won elections in 2010 and 2014. Judge Hinde is board certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He currently is the Chair of the Jury Committee and is responsible for overseeing the jury system for 85 courts in Harris County. Judge Hinde and his wife, Rosanna, have been married for 14 years and are the proud parents of 2 precocious children.