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Richard Monroe Durham

Richard Monroe Durham, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1982, United States District Court (eastern and middle districts) North Carolina, 1982, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986, United States District Court (western district) North Carolina, 1992.

Background

  • Durham, Richard Monroe was born on July 7, 1954 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of George Washington and Martha Rebecca (Teague) Durham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, University North Carolina, 1976. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, 1979.

    Career

    • Legal assistant Robert A. Ades & Associates, PC, Springfield, Virginia, 1980-1982. Associate H. Weldon Lloyd, Esq., Henderson, North Carolina, 1982-1983, Jenkins, Lucas, Babb and Rabil, Winston-Salem, 1983-1985, James J. Booker, PA, Winston-Salem, 1985-1987. Sole practice, since 1987.

      Instructor National Business Institute, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Carolina 1982, United States District Court (eastern and middle districts) North Carolina, 1982, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986, United States District Court (western district) North Carolina, 1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board trustees Home Moravian Church. Member North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, North Carolina College of Advocacy, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Ardmore Comty. Club, University North Carolina-Charlotte Alumni Association (board governors), Phi Delta Phi (exchequer 1977-1979).

    Personality

    Interests

    Basketball, tennis, music.

    Connections

    • Married Tina Marie Tunks, December 1, 1984. Children: Eric Patrick, Sarah Kathryn.
    • father: George Washington Durham
    • mother: Martha Rebecca (Teague) Durham
    • spouse: Tina Marie Tunks
    • children: Eric Patrick Durham
    • Sarah Kathryn Durham
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