Delaware Muncipal Court
Judge David M. Gormley

Judge David m. gormley



January 2, 2014 through january 1, 2020

Judge David Gormley was elected to a seat on the Delaware Municipal Court in November 2007 and was reelected in November 2013. He was appointed by Chief Justice Thomas Moyer to a seat on the Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission in 2009, and he was named the vice-chair of that group by Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor in 2011. Judge Gormley also serves on the executive committee of the Ohio Judicial Conference.

He earlier served from 2004 until 2007 as the Director of Legal Resources at the Supreme Court of Ohio, where he supervised that Court's staff attorneys and provided legal counsel to the Court on a variety of issues.

From 1997 until 2003, Judge Gormley worked in the Ohio Attorney General's office during the administration of Betty Montgomery. Gormley served from 2000 until 2003 as the State Solicitor of Ohio. In that position, he oversaw major civil and criminal appeals for the State of Ohio in both state and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He also served as an assistant attorney general and as an associate solicitor in the Attorney General's office, representing various state agencies and officials.

From 1993 until 1997, and then again in 2003, Judge Gormley served as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Delaware County. He earlier spent two years practicing commercial litigation at the Jenner & Block law firm in Chicago, and he served as a law clerk for Judge Albert Engel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit for one year after law school.

Judge Gormley holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from Harvard University.