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NC District Court (District 28 - Seat 3)

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    Patricia Kaufmann Young
    (Dem)

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Experience (35 words max) Judge Patricia Kaufmann Young was elected District Court Judge in 2002. She has worked in Buncombe County District Courts for twenty-one years as a judge and trial lawyer. She graduated with honors from Thomas Cooley.
As a District Court Judge, I participated in the development of court programs to ensure that treatment options are available for individuals with substance abuse and mental health issues with the goal towards helping individuals overcome addiction, reuniting families, reducing crime and keeping our community safe.