Judge Gloria A. Dumas was elected to General Sessions Court Division IV in 1998. Before becoming Judge she was in private law practice with an emphasis in Domestic and Criminal Law in General Sessions Court. Judge Dumas received her BS degree in 1984 from Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
She attended both Vanderbilt University School of Law in Nashville, TN and Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama. She received her law degree from Cumberland School of Law in May 1987.
Judge Dumas is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Tennessee General Sessions Court Judges Conference.