Marion R. Warren

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Marion R. Warren
Court Information:
North Carolina 13th Judicial District
Title:   District Court Judge
Position:   Warren Seat
Appointed by:   Gov. Jim Hunt
Active:   2000-2016
Preceded by:   Ola M. Lewis
Past post:   Assistant district attorney, Bladen, Brunswick and Columbus counties
Personal History
Law School:   Campbell University School of Law, 1991
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Court of Appeals
Position:  Martin seat, special election
State:  North Carolina
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  No
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  6.1%DefeatedD

Marion R. Warren is a district court judge for the 13th Judicial District in North Carolina.[1] He was appointed to the court by former Governor Jim Hunt on August 9, 2000, to replace Ola M. Lewis. Warren was most recently re-elected in November 2012 to another four-year term that expires in 2016.[2][3] On March 7, 2015, Warren was appointed the interim director of the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts and assumed office on May 1, 2015.[4]



See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2014
Warren ran for election to the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
General: He was defeated in the general election on November 4, 2014, after receiving 6.1 percent of the vote. He competed against Chuck Winfree, John Marsh Tyson, Elizabeth Davenport Scott, Tricia Shields, Jody Newsome, Marty Martin, Hunter Murphy, Keischa Lovelace, Ann Kirby, Abraham P. Jones, Sabra Jean Faires, Daniel Patrick Donahue, J. Brad Donovan, Lori G. Christian, Jeffrey M. Cook, Betsy Bunting, John S. Arrowood and Valerie Johnson Zachary.[5][6]


Warren was re-elected to the 13th Judicial District without opposition on November 6, 2012.[7][8]

See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2012

Judicial candidate survey

The North Carolina Bar Association asked its members to rank incumbent judges with terms ending in 2012 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being "excellent". Below are Warren's ratings in five categories and overall:

  • Overall: 3.98
  • Integrity & Fairness: 3.90
  • Legal Ability: 4.09
  • Professionalism: 3.76
  • Communication: 4.15
  • Administrative Skills: 3.94[9]


Warren received his J.D. from the Campbell University School of Law in 1991.[10]


Before he became a judge, Warren served as an assistant district attorney for Bladen, Brunswick and Columbus counties.[11]

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