Thomas Brittain, Jr.
|Thomas McAvoy Brittain, Jr.|
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|Current Court Information:|
|North Carolina 29B Judicial District|
|Appointed by:||Mike Easley|
|Active:||2007 - 2016|
|Preceded by:||Mark E. Powell|
|Past post:||Office of the District Attorney|
|Bachelors:||Clemson University, 1984|
|Law School:||Campbell University, 1987|
|Candidate for:||29B Judicial District|
|Election information 2012:|
|Election date:||November 6, 2012|
Thomas McAvoy "Mack" Brittain, Jr. is a district court judge for the 29B Judicial District of North Carolina. He was appointed by then-Governor Mike Easley on March 8, 2007 to replace Mark E. Powell. He was re-elected in 2012 for a term that expires in 2016.
Campbell began his career as a defense attorney. Three years later, he joined the District Attorney's office, where he worked until 1994. Then, he became the first staff attorney for the Henderson County Sheriff's Office. He was also a Sheriff's deputy. In 2000, he returned to the District Attorney's office, where he worked until his judicial appointment in 2007.
- See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2012
Judicial candidate survey
The North Carolina Bar Association asked its members to rank incumbent judges with terms ending in 2012 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being "excellent". Below are Brittain's ratings in five categories and overall:
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Blue Ridge Now (Times-News Online), "Gov. Easley appoints Brittain as District Court judge", March 10, 2007
- ↑ North Carolina State Board of Elections: Lists of Judges and Term Expiration Dates Scroll to p.14
- ↑ North Carolina State Board of Elections: Official 2012 General Election Results
- ↑ North Carolina State Board of Elections: Candidate Filing List, 2012 Primary Scroll to p.62
- ↑ NC Bar Association: Judicial Performance Evaluation Survey, January 2012 Scroll to p.16