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John Marsh Tyson

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John Marsh Tyson
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Current Court Information:
North Carolina Court of Appeals
Title:   Recall judge
Salary:  $134,440
Service:
Active:   2009-Present
Past position:   Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals
Past term:   2001-2009
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1974
Law School:   Campbell University School of Law, 1979
Grad. School:   University of Virginia, 2004; Duke University, 1988
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Court of Appeals
Position:  Martin seat, special election
State:  North Carolina
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  No
Election date:  11/4/2014

John Marsh Tyson is a recall judge for the North Carolina Court of Appeals. He is also an emergency judge Superior Court judge. Tyson previously served as a judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals from 2000 until 2009. He won election to the bench in 2000 but was not re-elected in 2008. This prompted his appointment as a recall judge in 2009.[1]

Tyson is a 2014 judicial candidate for a vacant seat on the North Carolina Court of Appeals.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2014
Tyson is running for election to the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
General: He will face Marion R. Warren, Chuck Winfree, Elizabeth Davenport Scott, Tricia Shields, Jody Newsome, Marty Martin, Hunter Murphy, Keischa Lovelace, Ann Kirby, Abraham P. Jones, Sabra Jean Faires, Daniel Patrick Donahue, J. Brad Donovan, Lori G. Christian, Jeffrey M. Cook, Betsy Bunting, John S. Arrowood and Valerie Johnson Zachary in the general election on November 4, 2014.[2]
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2010

Tyson ran for election to superior court judge of the 12C Judicial District. He was defeated in a four-way race, receiving 20.78% of the vote.[3]

See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2010

Education

Tyson received his bachelor's degree in 1974 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He earned his J.D. from Campbell University School of Law in 1979. He also has two master's degrees: a LL.M. from the University of Virginia earned in 2004, and a M.B.A. from Duke University he received in 1988.[1]

Career

Tyson has 35 years of legal experience. He has worked in private practice and served as the senior level corporate real estate development and counsel positions with three national corporations and as a probation/parole officer. Tyson has taught in an adjunct capacity at Campbell University School of Law since 1987 and is a former public school teacher.[1][4]

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