Barbara Gorman has been a judge for the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, in Dayton, Ohio, since 1987. She currently is the administrative judge and common pleas court presiding judge. She is an ex officio member of all judicial standing committees. Gorman has presided over the common pleas court’s non-support court and drug court. Prior to judicial service, Gorman was a teacher in the Dayton school system, a Montgomery County assistant prosecuting attorney and adjunct professor at the University of Dayton, School of Law. She is on the advisory board of the University of Dayton, School of Law.