Campbell Law School

Judge Donna S. Stroud

Judge Stroud began her legal career in 1988 with the law firm Kirk, Gay, Kirk, Gwynn & Howell. She then joined the firm Gay, Stroud & Jackson, L.L.P. in 1995. She worked as a lawyer with this firm until 2004. During this time, she also worked as a 10th Judicial District Court Arbitrator (1996-2004) and a Certified Superior Court Mediator (1997-2004). In 2004, she was elected to the Wake County District Court (10th Judicial District), where she served as judge until she was elected to the Court of Appeals in 2006.


J.D. (magna cum laude), Campbell University School of Law
       Campbell University Law Review
       Candidate member and Notes and Comments Editor
       Branch Banking and Trust Estate Planning Award
       Campbell Law Observer case summary writer
       Research Assistant for Dean F. Leary Davis and Professor Thomas Anderson

B.A. (government, summa cumm laude), Campbell University