Hon. Lisa Gorcyca

  • Elected to the Oakland County Circuit Court, November 2008
  • Graduate of Michigan State University, 1989, and Michigan State University - Detroit College of Law, with honors, 1993
  • Former Oakland County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 1993-2008
  • Founder, Former Chair and Member, Oakland County's Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team
  • Former Co-Chair and Member, Oakland County Coordinating Council Against Domestic Violence
  • Former Member, Royal Oak Task Force Against Domestic Violence
  • Board Member, Troy Community Coalition for the Prevention of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Past Instructor, Oakland Police Academy
  • Past Lecturer, Prosecuting Attorney Association of Michigan's statewide Domestic Violence course and Basic Training
  • Named "A Crime Fighting Mom" by United States Senator Carl Levin for 2008 for outstanding work in crime prevention and creating a safer community


In order to better serve the attorneys and litigants appearing in Judge Gorcyca's courtroom, we have adopted the following guidelines.  Please advise your clients and staff so that there are no misunderstandings.  You can obtain a copy of the Protocol by clicking the highlighted link.


​For information regarding Judge Gorcyca's family division assignments, visit Friend of the Court.