Buffaloe announces candidacy for District Court Judge

Published 5:26 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2023

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ROANOKE RAPIDS – Assata Buffaloe has declared candidacy for a district court judicial position in District 7 (Bertie, Hertford, Northampton, and Halifax counties).

Assata Buffaloe

With 28 years of legal experience, Buffaloe says she brings “a wealth of experience, unwavering dedication, and a passion for upholding the principles of fairness and equality.”

Buffaloe added that her “legal expertise, coupled with a deep understanding of the complexities within our legal system,” positions her as a “formidable candidate dedicated to ensuring a fair and impartial judiciary.”

In a statement, Buffaloe emphasized the importance of a judiciary that serves the community with integrity.

“Our community deserves a judiciary that is fair, just, and committed to upholding the principles of the law. I am passionate about contributing my skills and experience to ensure justice prevails for every citizen,” said Buffaloe.

Buffaloe, a graduate of Bertie High School, completed her undergraduate education at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree, Buffaloe went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate from Wake Forest University School of Law. She returned to eastern North Carolina after working for one year at the Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, DC.

In eastern North Carolina she served as an assistant prosecutor for almost 17 years before deciding to put up her own shingle and serve the community as a private practitioner.

Buffaloe is the oldest daughter of the late Emmett N. Kimbrough and Diane Peele Kimbrough. She is married to Eddie Buffaloe, Jr. and is the proud mother of three sons; Bryan, Michael, and Aren.

“I am extremely excited and humbled by this opportunity to pursue such an important seat in the community and I invite the community to join in this journey,” Buffaloe stated.

For more information on the campaign, to volunteer, or to show support, contact the campaign at Buffaloeforjudge@gmail.com.