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Hon. James U. Downs - Hickory, NC

250 Second Avenue SWHickory, NC 28602

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Updated: 01/05/2018

Hickory General Civil Trial Practice Lawyer

Overview

James Uriah Downs, sometimes known as Jud Downs (born September 15, 1941), is a retired senior resident superior court judge whose jurisdiction included five counties of District 30A in the 8th Judicial Division of western North Carolina. He was appointed to the court in 1983 by then Governor James B. Hunt. After his original appointment to the court, Judge Downs was elected to the bench four times without opposition.

After Downs retired from the bench in 2013, he returned to the...

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