The Info List - Joe John

Joseph R. John, Sr. (born October 13, 1939) is a former judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals.[1] He served on that court from 1992 until 2000. Previously, he had been a state superior court and state district court judge, based in Greensboro. He had also been a prosecutor and practiced at the firm of Pell, Pell & Weston. In 2010, Judge John was named interim director of the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation crime lab by N.C. Attorney General Roy A. Cooper.[2] He was named to the post on a permanent basis in 2011.[3] John retired in 2014. He was elected as a Democrat to the North Carolina House of Representatives, District 40, in 2016, defeating incumbent Rep. Marilyn Avila.[4][5] References[edit]

^ North Carolina manual ^ Greensboro News-Record: Former Greensboro judge named interim director of SBI crime lab ^ News & Observer: SBI lab upgrades its temporary leader ^ News & Observer: Former Appeals Court judge runs for NC Hous