Judith Gilmore is currently a mediator for the Washington, D.C. Superior Court, the Maryland District Court, the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, Office of Human Rights, and the Conflict Resolution Center as well as the U.S. government. She mediates small claims, misdemeanors, parenting plans, community conflicts, and employment discrimination and workplace issues.  She is also the Chair of the Finance Committee on the Board of Managing Trustees of the International Association of Women Judges.

Previously, Ms. Gilmore had a career in international development at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), where she was a senior manager. Ms. Gilmore led the USAID regional offices of East Asia and West Africa and managed the technical offices in both Africa and the Latin America and Caribbean Bureaus.  Earlier in her career, she was chief of evaluation for NGO and food aid programs and designed the first grant programs at USAID for NGOs. Prior to joining USAID, Ms. Gilmore worked at Oxfam-America, the International Labor Organization, and the Organization of American States.

A graduate of Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Ms. Gilmore also earned certificates in French and Spanish translation from Georgetown University’s Institute of Language and Linguistics.  She received her BA in French literature from Wellesley College.