There are fifteen judges on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, including Linda M. McGee, who is the longest tenured judge and the Chief Judge for the Court of Appeals. Among the other longest-serving judges are Wanda Bryant, Ann Marie Calabria, Rick Elmore, Richard Dietz, and Chris Dillon, states Wikipedia.Continue Reading
The North Carolina Court of Appeals is composed of 15 members that serve in rotating groups of three. They are elected to eight-year terms in state-wide nonpartisan elections, with either three or four seats up for election every two years. In the most recent election in 2014, Mark Davis, Lucy Inman, Donna Stroud and John Tyson were all elected. The remaining judges are Douglas McCullough, Linda Stephens, Valerie Zachary, Robert Hunter and Martha Geer, according to the North Carolina Court System.
Thirteen out of the fifteen judges attended law school in the state of North Carolina, with seven attending the University of North Carolina School of Law, three graduating from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, two from the North Carolina Central School of Law and one from the Wake Forest University School of Law. Douglas McCullough attended the University of South Carolina School of Law, while Valerie Zachary graduated from Harvard Law School, reports Wikipedia.Learn more about Law