Endorsed by North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Jefferson G. Griffin

NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 13 (REP)


  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • North Carolina Central University (JD)


  • District Court Judge (currently deployed until summer of 2020)


  • District Court Judge (2015-2020)
  • JAG officer in the National Guard

Judge Griffin started in private practice in Kinston, N.C., focusing on civil litigation and criminal defense litigation.  In 2015, he was appointed as a District Court Judge in Wake County by Gov. McCrory.  Judge Griffin was elected to a four-year term in the 2016 general election in Wake County. He spent the last half of 2019 and the beginning of 2020 serving as a Captain in the North Carolina Army National Guard as a JAG Officer and deployed with the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team, known as “Old Hickory.”