Houston divorce and family law attorney, Rita Lucido, was licensed in Texas in 1982 and has practiced divorce, custody and family law in the Houston area since 1983, after working with the Texas legislature.
Her philosophy of practice is based on the belief that each client should receive the type of service most effective for him or her. No particular formula is right for every person in a family law dispute and Ms. Lucido works to find the most effective, economical and common sense approach to each situation. Ms. Lucido handles a wide variety of family cases, including divorce, child custody, grandparent’s rights, adoptions, establishment of child support and enforcement, alimony, spousal maintenance and the division of large estates including closely held business interests and professional practices.
Ms. Lucido has served as a board member for many community organizations including the Houston Area Women’s Center, Texas Women Lawyers, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, the State Bar of Texas Women in the Profession Committee and the Texans Together Education Fund. Ms. Lucido has lectured on the subjects of domestic violence in divorce, Texas parental notification laws, enforcement of property divisions in divorce and law practice management. Ms. Lucido has testified before legislative committees on issues related to teen pregnancy and the law.
University of Houston Law Center, 1982
Bachelor of Arts – Trinity University, 1979
Associations and Activities
Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast
State Bar of Texas, Women in the Profession Committee
Jane’s Due Process
Texas Women Lawyers
Association of Women Attorneys
Association of Women Attorneys Foundation
Houston Area Women’s Center
Advance Family Support and Education Program
Leadership Texas Alumni Association
Candidate for Texas Senate, District 17, 2014
Awards and Honors Received
Houston Area Women’s Center – Community Service Award, 1986 Family violence program – nonresidential).
Houston Area Women’s Center – Development Volunteer of the Year 1993
Houston Area Women’s Center – Board of Directors Volunteer of the Year 1994
Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southwest Texas – Public Affairs Award 2001