Mrs. Ruth Gorman is a Founding Partner at Gorman Law Firm, P.L.L.C. and has been with the firm since 1994. With over 20 years of experience in immigration, criminal defense and business law, she provides a comprehensive professional service to clients with an understanding that we operate in a global market. Recognized in the list of "Top 25 Business Women of the Year" by the Business Journal in Charlotte, N.C., Mrs. Gorman has handled legal matters for businesses and individuals with interests in Central America, South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Mrs. Gorman has been active in the Charlotte Hispanic community and founded the El Centro Hispano Foundation in 1994 to assist indigent Hispanic families with assimilating to life in America.
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California, May, 1993
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Family Law
Honors: Odell McConnell Merit Scholarship
Honors: Pepperdine School of Law Scholarship; Georgetown University Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems Semester Study
B.B.A., Baylor University, Waco, Texas, August, 1988
Honors: Dean's Honor List
Honors: Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society
Completed the National Uniform CPA exam in Virginia.
U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1994
U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1994
U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1994
El Centro Hispano Foundation, Board of Directors
American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Nations Bank
- First Union
- Bagel Time, Inc.
- The Knitting Factory, Ltd.
El Centro Hispano Foundation, 1996 - present
- Worked with the foundation to offer subsidized legal services, financial assistance, and immigration seminars as well as business and personal development coaching to the Hispanic community of the Carolinas.
Mrs. Gorman is married with three children. She enjoys outdoor activities with her family and is involved with various Christian ministries.