45th District Court



Hon. David Gubow

Honorable David M. Gubow, Chief Judge Pro Tem, was first elected to the District Court in 2002 and was re-elected in 2008.  Judge David Gubow earned his A.B. Degree and a Varsity Letter from the University of Michigan and received his J.D. from the University Of Detroit School Of Law.   Judge David Gubow served as Chief Judge of the 45th District Court from 2003-2007 and as Chief Judge Pro Tem from 2008-Present. 

Before being elected to the bench, Judge Gubow represented our community for seven terms in the Michigan Legislature as our State Representative from 1985-1998 and was the Assistant Clerk of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1999-2002.  Judge David Gubow has been an attorney for more than 35 years and while in the private practice of law, served as a mediator for Circuit, District and Small Claims cases.  Judge Gubow is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law.

Member of the American Judges Association, Michigan District Judges Association, State Bar of Michigan, Oakland County Bar Association, and is active with a variety of other community, religious, and civic organizations.  Judge David Gubow has also been a lecturer for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and was appointed and served as a Public Administrator and was an officer and Member of the Oakland County Building Authority.