District Court Judge Brad Allen Retires Amidst Controversy: A Career of Distinction Ends Under Unfortunate Circumstances

Burlington, North Carolina – After facing potential disciplinary action from the state’s Supreme Court, district court judge Brad Allen has announced his retirement. The decision comes in the wake of alleged inappropriate actions during a bar association Christmas party on December 9. Retirement, although not an immediate consideration for the 61-year-old judge, allowed him to avoid the potentially embarrassing revelations from the state’s Judicial Standards Commission’s investigation. By retiring “voluntarily,” Allen managed to evade the possibility of being removed from office by the high court, which could have resulted in the loss of his retirement … Read more