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Misconduct Report: November 2014

H. Thomas Church

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H. Thomas Church
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Current Court Information:
North Carolina 22A Judicial District
Title:   District court judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Gov. Mike Easley
Active:   2005-2018
Past post:   Attorney in private practice
Past term:   2001-2005
Past post 2:   Assistant United States attorney, North Carolina's Western District
Past term 2:   1987-2001
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Appalachian State University, 1970
Law School:   Wake Forest University School of Law, 1973
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  22A Judicial District
Position:  Church Seat
State:  North Carolina
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  5/6/2014
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  53.6%ApprovedA

H. Thomas Church is a district court judge for the 22A Judicial District, which presides over Alexander and Iredell counties of North Carolina. He was appointed to the court by former Governor Mike Easley in April 2005.[1] Church ran for re-election to the 22A Judicial District in 2014, winning a new term expiring on December 31, 2018.[2][3]

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2014
Church ran for re-election to the 22A Judicial District.
General: He defeated Carole A. Hicks in the general election on November 4, 2014, receiving 53.6% of the vote.[2][4]
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Judicial performance evaluation

In July 2014, the North Carolina Bar Association released the results of a survey in which it asked lawyers to rate the judicial candidates for the trial courts. The candidates were rated from one to five on five different criteria as well as on their overall performance.[5]

H. Thomas Church
Quality/Skill Rated# of ResponsesAverage Rating
Integrity & Impartiality 104 4.20
Legal Ability 101 4.14
Professionalism 101 3.97
Communication 100 4.05
Administrative Skills 87 3.89
Overall Performance 102 4.03

2010

Church defeated Brandon J. Crouse in the general election, winning 72.51% of the vote.[6]

See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2010

Education

Church received his undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University in 1970 and his J.D. from the Wake Forest University School of Law in 1973.[1]

Career

  • 2005-2018: District court judge, 22A Judicial District
  • 2001-2005: Attorney in private practice
  • 1987-2001: Assistant United States attorney, North Carolina's Western District
  • 1976-1987: Assistant district attorney, 20th Judicial District[1]

See also

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References

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