Sheena Gordon earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History at the University of Maryland, College Park.
She then attended the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. While a student, she was selected to serve as a Writing Fellow, where she mentored first year law school students and worked in the school’s Writing Center, assisting law students with their writing assignments. She was also selected as a member of the law school’s highly lauded National Moot Court Team and was Co-Chair of the Myerowitz Moot Court Competition.
She earned multiple graduating honors including the Order of the Barristers, an award granted to only ten students per graduating year, for her excellence in oral advocacy and brief writing. She was also awarded the William P. Cunningham Award, for her exceptional achievements and service to the law school.
In her free time, Sheena enjoys working out, baking, traveling, and playing board games. She has also become an avid golfer and looks forward to hitting the links as often as she can.
Upon graduation from law school, Sheena began a judicial clerkship in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City with Family Law Magistrate Hope Tipton. During her clerkship, Sheena observed numerous family law proceedings and drafted legal orders in hundreds of family law cases, while learning family law litigation skills from one of Maryland’s most experienced family law magistrates.
Once she completed her Circuit Court clerkship, Sheena was granted the prestigious opportunity to clerk for the Honorable Melanie Shaw-Geter of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, where she drafted multiple opinions in all areas of law, including family law matters.