Robinson fills open spot on New Hanover bench

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RALEIGH (NCGOV) -- Gov. Bev Perdue today appointed Robin Wicks Robinson to the District Court bench for the 5th Judicial District which covers New Hanover and Pender Counties. She will fill the vacancy created by the death of Judge John Carroll.

"Robin will be a great asset to the citizens of the Fifth District on the District Court bench," said Gov. Perdue. "The depth of her legal experience and her strong commitment to the rule of law uniquely qualify her to serve in this position."

Robinson is currently in private practice in Wilmington where she handles cases in a variety of areas, including civil and criminal law. She is also a board-certified specialist in the area of family law and an experienced mediator and arbitrator. She has served on numerous bar committees and is active in the community.

Robinson received her law degree from the University of North Carolina.

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