FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Paul Shumaker (919) 971-9020 RALEIGH, NC, NOVEMBER 4, 2014 – Mark D. Martin tonight won his election bid for Supreme Court Chief Justice against opponent Ola Lewis, a Superior Court Judge from Brunswick County. The Associated Press first declared the victory around 9:05 p.m., reporting a roughly 70 percent lead for […]
3 September 2014 Investiture Ceremony Chief Justice Martin’s Remarks It is an honor to be installed as the 28th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. I thank Governor McCrory for the confidence he has shown in me and for trusting me to lead the Judicial Branch of government. During my tenure on […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paul Shumaker (919) 971-9020 Mark Martin Installed as Interim Chief Justice of North Carolina Supreme Court, Prepares to Implement Administration of Justice Plan RALEIGH, NC, September 3, 2014 – Mark Martin today was installed as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. In a brief, ceremonial session, Martin […]
I wanted you to be among the first to know that I have decided to run for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina in the 2014 election. We know there will be a hard fight for the open seat created by the impending retirement of the current Chief Justice. However, with your help, I believe we can give voters the clear choice that they deserve.
This past December, I celebrated my 20th anniversary as a judge. With experience on our Superior Court, Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court, I am the only active judge in North Carolina to have served on all three levels…