Hon. Jane Gray

Jane Gray

Emergency District Court Judge
Former District Court Judge
Former General Counsel,
    NC House of Representatives

What is the best career decision  you’ve made?

The best career decision I made was to accept appointment to the District Court bench.  I loved getting back to the courtroom after a three year sojourn working at the General Assembly.

If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently?

I clerked in the US Attorney’s Office in law school and enjoyed it very much.  I never pursued a job there after graduation and in hindsight, wish I had.

How have women helped further your career?

At my age, I really didn’t have women mentors, but my peer group supported each other.  We were all struggling to crack the glass ceiling 35+ years ago and having the encouragement of your colleagues going through the same struggle was an enormous help.




WF Adopts Resolution Calling for Repeal of HB2

At its Spring 2016 Meeting the Women’s Forum adopted the following: Resolution Calling for the Repeal of HB2, the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act enacted as S.L. 2016-3 WHEREAS, on February 22, 2016, the Charlotte City Council approved a local ordinance that adds marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression […]


Attend a virtual Women’s Forum Conference

Video archive of the April 2, 2016, Women’s Forum regional conference.


Women’s Forum 2016 Spring Meeting

Along with networking, the Spring 2016 meeting of the Women’s Forum will focus on Safety and Security in the Community and related legislation.