Local attorney Brad Salmon was appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to serve as District Court Judge for District 11 covering Lee, Harnett and Johnston counties.
“I am humbled by this appointment.” Salmon said. “It’s an honor to serve and I will do my very best to promote justice and ensure confidence in our District Courts.”
Salmon fills the seat left vacant by the retirement of Judge Caron Stewart.
“Brad Salmon has demonstrated leadership skills and legal knowledge throughout his career,” Cooper said in a press release. “I am grateful for his willingness to serve the people as a District Court Judge.”
Salmon is a founding partner of The Salmon Law Firm where he focused on criminal law, civil matters, wills and estates, and served as a defense attorney for the District 11A Veterans Treatment Court. From 2014 to 2016, Salmon served in the North Carolina General Assembly representing Harnett and Lee Counties (District 51). He is a graduate of North Carolina State University and the Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law.