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Audrey Peyton Blackburn

Audrey Peyton Blackburn, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1974, United States District Court New Jersey 1974; certified recognition excellence in law Mount Zion Women's Club, 1985. Recipient Outstanding Service award, Carver Center Young Men’s Christian Association, 1981, Las Chaperones Sorority, 1982, Leadership award, National Hook Up, 2001, Honors award, National Hook-Up Community Service, 2005, My Daughter's Keeper, 2006.

Background

  • Blackburn, Audrey Peyton was born on July 10, 1938 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Robert Leon and Catherine (Collins) Peyton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Douglass College, 1960. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1974.

    Career

    • Teacher English Moorestown Junior High School, New Jersey, 1961—1964, Ewing High School, 1964—1967. Partner Blackburn & Blackburn, Trenton, 1974—1987. Dean students School Law Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, 1987—1990.

      Presiding judge Trenton Municipal Court, 1990—1999. Judge Superior Court New Jersey State, since 1999. Member New Jersey Supreme Court Ethics Committee, 1985—1989, Mayor's Overall Development Committee, Trenton, 1978—1990, Judiciary Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee, 2000—2002.

      Commissioner Trenton Housing Authority, 1980—1990. Trustee Mercer County Community College, Trenton, 1979—1982, Mercer Council Girl Scouts United States of America, 1985—1990, Children's Home Society, 1987—1989. Chair Mercer County New Jersey State Judiciary Minority Concerns Committee, since 1999.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.

    Views

    Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person was living the Christian life.

    Membership

    Member Mayor's Overall Development Committee, Trenton, since 1978. Member American Bar Association, New Jersey.Bar Association, Mercer County Bar Association, National Association Women Lawyers, National Association Female Executives, Jack and Jill American, American Association of University Women. Club: Links.

    Personality

    Interests

    Piano, violin, singing, writing, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Lemuel H. Blackburn, May 1, 1959. Children: Hope Renee, Lisa Dawn.
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