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Judge Robert N. Hunter, Jr Judge
Robert N. Hunter, Jr

Early Years

Born in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, March 30, 1947

Personal Information

Married to Susan Awbrey Hunter. One son, Robert Neal Hunter III; two step-sons, Chris Awbrey Steele and Alan Baret Steel; two grandchildren; Member of First Presbyterian Church, Greensboro, North Carolina

Educational Background

• Duke University School of Law – 2014 LLM Candidate
• UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 1969-1973 - Juris Doctor
• George Washington University, Washington, D.C. - Business - 1971-1972
• UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina - 1965-1969 - History - BA
• Page High School, Greensboro, North Carolina - 1962-1965


Professional Background

• Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 1, 2009-present (Elected 2008)
• Hunter, Higgins, Miles, Elam & Benjamin, PLLC - 1999-2008
• Hunter, Johnston, Elam & Benjamin, PLLC - 1999-2002
• Private practice of law - 1996-1999
• Patton, Boggs, LLP - 1989-1996
• Hunter, Hodgman, Cooke, Elam & Gordon - 1982-1989
• Hunter, Hodgman & Greene - 1980-1981
• Private practice of law - 1978-1980
• Adjunct Professor, UNC-Greensboro School of Business Administration - 1978-1981
• Brown & Hunter - 1977-1978
• Private practice of law - 1976-1977
• Deputy Attorney General - 1976
• Guilford County Public Administrator - 1981-1995
• Chairman, N.C. State Board of Elections - 1985-1989
• Certified Family Superior Court Mediator - 1993 to present
• Certified Family Financial Mediation - 1995 to present
• President, New River Gorge Title Ins. Agency, Inc.
• Adjunct Professor, Wake Forest University Law School - 2006 and 2008
• Adjunct Professor, Elon University School of Law - 2008
• Adjunct Professor, N.C. Central School of Law – 2011, 2012
• Advisory Council for Public Financing Fund - 2003-2007
• Member, Guilford County Board of Elections - 1983-1985
• N.C. Criminal Justice Training Standards Council - 1975-1976
• Member, N.C. Advocates for Justice Commission on Racial Disparity in Sentencing


Professional Organizations

• American Bar Association
• N.C. State Bar
• N.C. Bar Association (Former Chairman, Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities)
• Greensboro Bar Association
• N.C. Academy of Trial Lawyers
• N.C. Bar Cares (Immediate Past President)
• Leadership Greensboro Alumni Association
• American Inn of Court – Justice Joseph Branch Inn of Court

Honors And Awards

• 1987-1988 “Boss of the Year,” Greensboro Legal Secretaries Association
• 1995 - Lincoln Award
• Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys
• Advisory Committee State Election Contest Procedures, Federal Election Commission, 1990
• Admitted to Practice 4th U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court
• Outstanding Appellate Judge of the Year 2011 – N.C. Advocates for Justice

 
 
   
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