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Cynthia Barela Graham

Term: 2013 —2016

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Cindi Barela Graham has been practicing law in the Texas Panhandle for more than twenty-one years. Cindi developed and refined her passion for courtroom work as a prosecutor early in her career. She then started her own firm in 1994 and became board certified in Family Law in 2002. She has tried custody cases, property issues, adoptions, divorces, and the termination of parental rights to both juries and judges alike. Cindi enjoys the challenge of complex property cases and unique characterization issues as well.  She is a zealous advocate for her clients.  She has published articles and spoken on family law and office management topics.

Cindi graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1989. She has been extremely active in State Bar activities both as a young lawyer and more recently as a Director to the State Bar Board. She currently serves as a director to the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and is on the Board of the Texas State Bar's Family Law Section. Cindi was named as the Ad Litem of the Year by the Amarillo Area CASA in 2007.  In December 2011 she served as the State Bar of Texas Course Director for the Advanced Family Law Drafting seminar in Dallas, Texas.