District Court Judges
 
District Court Judge Nancy E. Gordon
District Court Judge Nancy E. Gordon

The Honorable Nancy E. Gordon was elected to serve Durham County as a District Court Judge in 2006. After graduating from the University of Michigan in 1976 and the Case Western University School of Law in 1979, Judge Gordon relocated to Durham, North Carolina. A native of Detroit, Michigan where her extended family still resides, Judge Gordon has called Durham home since 1981. Judge Gordon is board certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a family law specialist. Prior to her election and during her 26 years of private practice, she was an active member of several local Bar Association organizations, including the NC Bar Association and the NC Association of Women Attorneys; Gordon served as past president of the Durham County Bar Association and the NC Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Judge Gordon is trained and certified as a Matrimonial Arbitrator, and trained as a mediator in collaborative law. Judge Gordon presides over Family Court, traffic and criminal district court.