Meet Maritza Antu
Maritza Antu is the conservative candidate for Judge of the 482nd Criminal District Court. Maritza prides herself on being a bilingual, Texas native with a stellar record. She has vast experience in a variety of criminal cases and has proven to be consistent and tough on crime.
Maritza lives in Houston with her husband of twelve years, prosecutor Matthew Peneguy, their eight-year-old daughter Daniella and their two-year-old son Diego. They are parishioners at St. Anne Catholic Church in Houston.
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WHY YOU SHOULD VOTE
For a Safer Community
She has proven she is the choice for a safer Harris county. Maritza is the only candidate backed by law enforcement.
Over 17 years of experience on both sides of the bar. Maritza had handled every type of felony as a lawyer that comes before her as a judge.
Passionate About People
Maritza cares about her clients, peers, and constituents. She has a history of working with low-risk and non-violent offenders struggling with substance abuse issues as well as working with young victims that were subject to sexual assault.
Hard Working & Dedicated
Maritza has worked her way up since joining the Harris County District Attorney’s Office in 2005. As a judge, prosecutor and in private practice, Maritza works tirelessly to ensure justice is done.
Proven Record of Success
As the residing judge, Maritza Antu has already proven she can get the job done. She has dramatically decreased the backlog of cases and lowered the trial docket allowing for swift justice.