Nora Sydow joined the National Center for State Courts in April 2008. She is responsible for providing technical assistance to constituents, creating Web content, and participating in a variety of other projects. Ms. Sydow earned her J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law and dual B.S. degrees from Old Dominion University, where she majored in political science and criminal justice. Prior to joining the National Center, Ms. Sydow worked as a criminal justice college instructor and also served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).