Melinda H. Crouch

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Melinda H. Crouch
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Court Information:
North Carolina 5th Judicial District
Position:   District Court Judge
Active:   2011-2018
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Law School:   Campbell University Law School
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  5th Judicial District
Position:  Crouch Seat
State:  North Carolina
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election vote:  53.1%ApprovedA

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Melinda H. Crouch is a district court judge for the 5th Judicial District, serving New Hanover and Pender counties of North Carolina.[1] She ran for re-election in 2014, winning another term, this one expiring on December 31, 2018.[2][3]



See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2014
Crouch ran for re-election to the 5th Judicial District.
General: She defeated Charles Lineberry in the general election on November 4, 2014, receiving 53.1 percent of the vote.[2][4][5]

Judicial performance evaluation

In July 2014, the North Carolina Bar Association released the results of a survey in which it asked lawyers to rate the judicial candidates for the trial courts. The candidates were rated from one to five on five different criteria as well as on their overall performance.[6]

Melinda H. Crouch
Quality/Skill Rated# of ResponsesAverage Rating
Integrity & Impartiality 109 3.94
Legal Ability 110 3.87
Professionalism 109 4.06
Communication 108 3.88
Administrative Skills 84 3.86
Overall Performance 108 3.88


Crouch was re-elected to the 5th Judicial District after running unopposed in the general election.[7]

See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2010


Crouch received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her J.D. from Campbell University Law School.[8]

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