JUDICIAL CANDIDATE BIO
Roy H. Wiggins
Firm/Organization: Wiggins Law Office
Practice Areas: Criminal and civil cases
Education: East Carolina University, B.A. Business Administration, 1984
Campbell University School of Law, Juris Doctor 1990
Bar and Court Admissions: North Carolina Bar
Mecklenburg County Bar
United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina
United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional Involvement: Mecklenburg County Bar: Former member of the Indigent Defense Committee; Current member of the Criminal Justice Section.
Past Member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, North Carolina Bar Association, and American Bar Association.
Civic and Community Involvement: Dahlia Grove Board Of Directors and Former Chairperson (a nonprofit focusing on advocacy and opportunities for human trafficking victims)
Sanctuary Counselling Group Board of Directors (a nonprofit that assists people in need of mental health counselling)
Aldersgate Continuing Care Retirement Community Board of Directors and former Chairperson
St. Stephen United Methodist Church: Sunday School teacher, Youth Leader, Church Council, Confirmation Mentor
Appalachian Service Project: Repairing and improving homes in Appalachia
Please describe why you would be the best candidate for the open judicial position (not to exceed 150 words): I am fortunate to have practiced law for over 27 years and had the opportunity to work in both District and Superior Courts. Having served as an Assistant District Attorney and private practitioner in criminal and civil courts, I have had both the privilege and pleasure of working with the broad diversity of people comprising our community.
My vast legal experience, together with my extensive community involvement, will assist me in serving this bar and our community with patience, courtesy and compassion. I will strive to recognize the uniqueness of each person and case that comes before the Court, while being fair and impartial as I apply the law with efficiency, decisiveness and a commitment to equal justice.
It is my sincere belief that my 27 years of law practice combined with my community service
will afford me the ability to be an open-minded, fair and impartial District Court Judge