Robbins sworn in as NC attorney

Former Rockingham resident Thomas “Thom” Robbins was recently sworn into the state bar before a three-judge panel at the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Raleigh.

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

The Honorable Judge Wanda Bryant, of the N.C. Court of Appeals, officiated the swearing-in ceremony and administered the oath of office as an attorney-at-law. Robbins was presented to the court by Professor Amy Flanary-Smith, assistant professor of law and director of legal research and writing at Campbell Law School.

Robbins graduated from the Campbell University School of Law in Raleigh, where he served on the Moot Court Team, the Trial Team, student body vice president and as co-editor of the Campbell Law Observer. He received book awards in Bankruptcy Law, Education Law and Legal Theory and was inducted into the Order of the Old Kivett.

In addition, Robbins holds degrees from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, Hampden-Sydney College (Va.), Oxford University, England, and the University of the Andes (Bogota, Columbia), where he was a Fulbright Scholar.

Robbins serves as an administration officer in the bankruptcy unit at the North Carolina Department of Revenue in Raleigh. Robbins formerly taught Spanish at Richmond Senior High School.

He is the son of Larry and Ann Robbins, of Rockingham, and is the grandson of Billy and Billie Mae Caulder and the late Olyn Benson and Edna Rankin Robbins, of Rockingham.

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