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Herbert L. Richardson

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Herbert L. Richardson
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Current Court Information:
North Carolina 16B Judicial District
Title:   District court judge
Appointed by:   Gov. Jim Hunt
Active:   1979-2018
Past post:   Attorney, District Attorney's Office
Past post 2:   Attorney in private practice
Personal History
Undergraduate:   North Carolina Central University
Law School:   North Carolina Central University
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  16B Judicial District
Position:  Richardson Seat
State:  North Carolina
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  5/6/2014
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Herbert L. Richardson is a district court judge for the 16B Judicial District, which presides over Robeson County of North Carolina.[1] He was appointed to the court by former Governor Jim Hunt in 1979. [2] Richardson was re-elected to the 16B Judicial District in 2014, winning a new term that expires on December 31, 2018.[3][4]



See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2014
Richardson ran for re-election to the 16B Judicial District.
General: He was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.[4]


Richardson was re-elected to the 16B Judicial District after running unopposed.[5]

See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2010


Richardson received both his undergraduate degree and his J.D. from North Carolina Central University.[2]


Before his appointment to the court, Richardson worked as an attorney in private practice in Durham, North Carolina, and then served in the District Attorney's Office.[6]

Awards and associations

  • 2006: Liberty Bell Award, North Carolina Bar Association [6]

See also

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