Bill Davis is a lifelong North Carolina resident. He grew up in Murphy, NC and graduated high school from the NC School of Science and Math. He then received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina, where he was on the Deanís List. He went on to get his J.D. from the Duke University School of Law, and was on the law schoolís Honor Code Judicial Appeals Board. While at Duke, he completed a legal internship at Pisgah Legal Services in Asheville, working on issues such as fair housing, consumer protection, and corporate governance. Bill is currently serving the people of Guilford County as a District Court Judge. Prior to this position, he served as an Assistant Public Defender for more than 18 years.

Bill is a member of the Guilford Inn of Court, member of the High Point Bar Association, and a proud board member of the Greensboro Bar Association. He has served as an instructor for public defenders and other attorneys, presenting continuing education programs with both the NC School of Government and the NC Bar Association.

Bill lives in Greensboro with his wife, Dawn, who has been a public school teacher with Guilford County Schools for more than 20 years. Bill and Dawn are Quakers, attending First Friends Meeting in Greensboro. Bill serves an important leadership role (Clerk) at First Friends, as well as singing in the choir, and serving as a volunteer at Greensboro Urban Ministry. He has formerly served in the roles of Clerk of Ministry & Counsel, Recording Clerk, Sunday School Teacher, and member of the Christian Education Committee.

One of his most cherished volunteer experiences is as a judge for Guilford County Teen Court, a program dedicated to diverting at-risk youth from the court system. The program includes elements of education, accountability, and service to the community, to help these young people get back on track.

Bill has volunteered at Greensboroís annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down event. Heís also had the privilege to be a guest speaker at Guilford College in the Department of Justice and Policy Studies, at Southwest Guilford High School, and has performed with our local community theatre.

The Davis family is deeply committed to serving our community, and Bill has brought the same commitment to the District Court Bench.
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