Butterfield Statement on Appointment of Lamont Wiggins as Resident Superior Court Judge

Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the appointment of Attorney Lamont Wiggins as Resident Superior Court Judge.  Wiggins was today appointed to the court by Governor Roy Cooper to replace Judge Milton F. “Toby” Fitch, Jr., who retired from the bench after sixteen years of service:

“Attorney Wiggins has demonstrated scholarship and integrity throughout his legal career.  He will bring valuable experience to the Superior Court bench.  Lamont is a community based leader who understands the public expectation of a fair and impartial Court.  The people of Wilson, Nash and Edgecombe Counties will greatly benefit from Judge Wiggins’ service as their Resident Superior Court Judge.  Congratulations to Judge Lamont Wiggins.”