Member Moves

Cooper Appoints Jackson to Court of Appeals

January 07, 2021

Gov. Cooper has appointed NCAJ member Rep. Darren Jackson to a seat on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. He will fill the vacancy created by Phil Berger Jr., who was elected to the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Jackson has served for 12 years in the North Carolina General Assembly’s House of Representatives, including two terms as the minority leader and service on the North Carolina Sentencing Commission and the North Carolina Courts Commission. 

He practiced criminal and civil law with Gay, Jackson & McNally law firm for 24 years. Jackson earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law. He joined NCAJ in 1997.