Saturday, September 23, 2023

Gov. Cooper announces Special Superior Court Judge nomination

Gov. Roy Cooper has nominated Tenisha Jacobs to serve as special superior court judge, designated to the business court. Jacobs will fill a vacant spot created Dec. 30, 2021. 

Currently, Judge Jacobs serves as general counsel to the N.C. Department of Revenue. Prior, she was an administrative law judge at the N.C. Office of Administrative Hearings, as well as a special deputy attorney general at the N.C. Department of Justice.

Jacobs attended Duke University to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree, N.C. Central University for her Juris Doctor, and Georgetown University Law Center for her master of laws in taxation.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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