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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:   Judge
Salary:  $134,440
Service:
Active:   2001-2009; 2015-2022
Past position:   Recall judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals
Past term:   2009-2014
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
Election vote:  23.8%ApprovedA

John Marsh Tyson is a judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals. He was elected to the court on November 4, 2014, to an eight-year term commencing on January 1, 2015, and expiring on December 31, 2022.[1][2]

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2014
Tyson ran for election to the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
General: He defeated 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, receiving 23.8% of the vote.[2][3]
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2010

Tyson ran for election to the superior court of the 12C Judicial District. He was defeated in a four-way race, receiving 20.78% of the vote.[4]

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 received his J.D. degree from the Campbell University School of Law in 1979. He also has two master's degrees: an LL.M. from the University of Virginia earned in 2004, and an M.B.A. from Duke University he received in 1988.[5]

Career

Before his election to the North Carolina Court of Appeals in 2014, Tyson served as a recall judge for the court and as an emergency superior court judge. He previously was a judge for the North Carolina Court of Appeals from 2001 to 2009. He won election to the bench in 2000 but was not re-elected in 2008. This prompted his appointment as a recall judge for the North Carolina Court of Appeals in 2009, where he served until his election to a judgeship on the court in 2014.[5] In total, Tyson worked for thirty-five years in the legal field, working as an attorney in private practice, as a senior level legal counsel, and as a corporate real estate development position with three national corporations. He also previously worked as a probation/parole officer, taught as an adjunct professor at Campbell University School of Law, and worked as a public school teacher.[5][6]

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