Wilton Russell “Rusty” Duke, Jr.

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Wilton Russell (Rusty) Duke, Jr. was born August 28, 1947, in Louisburg, North Carolina. Serving Of Counsel to the firm, Rusty is engaged in a broad criminal and civil litigation practice. As a member of the North Carolina State Bar, Rusty is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in the State of North Carolina. He is a member of the Senior Division of the North Carolina Bar Association. 

Rusty practiced law as a general practitioner for 12 years, 1976–1988, prior to being elected as a judge of the District Court, where he served Pitt, Craven, Carteret, and Pamlico Counties from 1988-1990.

From 1991-1992, Rusty served as a Resident Superior Court Judge. For over 23 years, he served as the Senior Resident Superior Court Judge of Pitt County, North Carolina, from January 1, 1993, until February 29, 2016.

Rusty has also served as:

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