Hon. Rickye McKoy-Mitchell
Mecklenburg County District Court Judge, District 26
Rickye McKoy-Mitchell


Legal Experience:
District Court Judge - 1998-present; Assistant District Attorney - District Attorney's Office - 26th Prosecutorial District; Senior Trial Attorney - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Attorney Advisor - Office of Hearings and Appeals; Attorney - Legal Services of the Southern Piedmont (civil and criminal experience at both State and Federal levels)

Bar and Court Admissions:
Mecklenburg County Bar; North Carolina State Bar; Western District - Federal District Court; and United States Supreme Court

Education:
Bachelor of Arts - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - 1981 Juris Doctorate - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law – 1984

Professional Involvement:
Mecklenburg County Bar - Board of Directors; John S. Leary Bar; North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys; National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges - Faculty/Seminar Leader
Civic and Community Involvement:
Women Executives; Junior League of Charlotte - Sustainer; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Charlotte Alumnae Chapter; The Links, Inc. - Charlotte Chapter; Jack and Jill of America, Inc. - Charlotte Chapter; Mount Carmel Baptist Church;
Please describe why you would be the best candidate for the open judicial position:
I have honorably and effectively served as a District Court Judge in the 26th Judicial District for over sixteen (16) years in a recognized leadership and professional capacity and emphasizing and creating mentoring and other opportunities for young people involved in our Child welfare and Delinquency Systems.

Campaign telephone number:  704-548-8310