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Superior Court Judges for District 15B
Superior Court Judge Carl R. Fox Senior Resident Superior Court
Judge Carl R. Fox

Senior Resident Superior Court Judge, 15B Judicial District, Old Orange County Courthouse, 104 East King Street, Hillsborough NC 27278

Contact Information:

Direct Dial: 919-644-4740
Fax Number: 919-732-4497

Personal:

Born September 2, 1953 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Hometown is Mount Olive, N.C.

Education:

  • B.A.,English, UNC-CH, 1975.

  • J.D., UNC-CH School of Law, 1978.

  • Special Courses:
    • Advanced Advocacy Course, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1979.

    • Executive Prosecutor Course, National College of District Attorneys, Houston, Texas, 1982.

    • National Homicide Symposium, California District Attorneys Association, San Diego, California, 1995.

Career:

  • Assistant District Attorney, District 15B Prosecutorial from 1978 to 1984.

  • Appointed District Attorney, District 15B Prosecutorial in December 28, 1984; elected in November 4, 1986; re-elected in November 6, 1990, November 8, 1994, November 3, 1998, and November 5, 2002.

  • Television Commentator:
    • "Open Court," Court TV, New York, July-Oct. 2003 (eight shows).

    • "Trial Heat," Court TV, New York, Aug.-Oct. 2003 (three shows).

    • "Both Sides," Court TV, New York, July 14, 2003.

    • "Closing Arguments," Court TV, New York, July-Oct. 2003 (nine shows).

    • "Catherine Crier Live," Court TV, New York, Aug.-Oct. 2003 (five shows).

    • "Live Coverage of State v. Michael Peterson," WRAL-HDTV, Raleigh, NC, July-Oct. 2003 (seven shows).

    • "At Issue," WNCN-TV, Raleigh, NC, September 26, 2003.

    • "The Killing of Ramses-UNC Mascot," Busted, Animal Planet, Oct. 23, 2002.

    • "State v. Wendell Williamson," A Current Affair, New York, 1996.

    • "People v. O.J. Simpson," WLFL-TV and WRAL-TV, Raleigh, NC; WTVD-TV, Durham, NC, 1994-1995.

    • "Town Meeting on Prisons," Nightlines, ABC News, New York, 1994.

    • "Shoot, Doní t Shoot-A Three Part Series," WRAL-TV, Raleigh, NC, 1992.

  • Radio Commentator:
    • "State v. Michael Peterson," WCHL-AM, Chapel Hill, Aug.-Oct. 2003 (five shows).
Professional Activities:

  • Boards:
    • Criminal Justice Partnership Program, 1995-2004.

    • North Carolina Courts Commission, 1993-2002.

    • North Carolina Task Force on Substance Abuse and the Courts, 1993-1995.

    • Chapel Hill-Carrboro Task Force on Violent Crime and Drugs, 1992.

  • Associations:
    • North Carolina State Bar

    • North Carolina District Attorneys Association

    • North Carolina Association of Black Lawyers

    • 15B District Bar

    • Orange County Bar Association

  • Awards:
    • "Pioneer Award," NAACP, Northern Orange County, 1991.

    • "Citizen of the Year Award," Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, 1989.

    • "MLK Community Service Award," Southern Orange Black Caucus, 1987.

    • "Best in Triangle-Public Servant Category," Spectator Magazine, 1987.

    • "Best in Triangle-Public Servant Category," Spectator Magazine, 1986.

    • "Citizen of the Year," Mount Olive Lodge, Chapel Hill, NC, 1986.

    • "Lawyer of the Year," North Carolina Association of Black Lawyers, 1986.

    • "Outstanding Achievement Award," UNC-CH Black Alumni Association, 1986.

    • "Outstanding Achievement and Service Award," General Baptist State Convention, 1985.

    • "Distinguished Service Award," Saint Mark Lodge, Chapel Hill, NC, 1985.

    • "Professional Achievement Award," Business and Professional Women of Mount Olive, 1985.

Civic Activities:

  • Board of Directors, The Augustine Project and Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill, 2006-present.

  • Advisory Board, Volunteers for Youth, Chapel Hill, NC, 2003-present.

  • Steering Committee, The Family House, Chapel Hill, NC, 2003-2004.

  • Board of Directors (Ex Officio), Triangle United Way, 2002-2003.

  • Co-Chair, Orange County United Way Campaign, 2000; Celebration 2000 Committee, Habitat for Humanity, 2000.

  • Lecturer for Festival of Legal Learning, UNC School of Law, 2004-present.

 
 
   
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