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About Judge James Floyd Ammons, Jr.

Professional Experience:
Senior Resident Superior Court Judge for the 12th Judicial District 2013 to present
Cumberland County Superior Court Judge 1998 to present
District Court Judge 1988-1998
Served as a Certified Juvenile Court Judge 1994-1998
Assistant District Attorney 1982-1988
Associate in the Ammons and Flora Law Firm 1981-1982 
Group facilitator, National Judicial College
Guest instructor, North Carolina Judicial College
Past instructor, Fayetteville Technical Community College
Past instructor, Fayetteville Police Academy

Personal:
Member of Haymount United Methodist Church
Boy Scout Leader and Instructor since 2000
Married to Sandy Ammons, children Jamie and Sarah

Education:
Reid Ross High School, Fayetteville, NC
Louisburg Junior College
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UNC School of Law
National Judicial College

Awards:
Twenty-five Year Service Award Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation Board 2017
Certificate of Appreciation Cumberland County Sheriff’s Special Response Team 2017
E. J. Wells Cup for Most Outstanding Community Service, Fayetteville Kiwanis 2016
The Order of the Long Leaf Pine 2014
Distinguished Service Award Boy Scouts of America Kia Kima District 2014
Honorary Dog Face Soldier 3rd Infantry Division US Army 2014
The John W. Wyatt, Jr. Good Turn Award, Boy Scout Troop 740, 2013
Appreciation Award, U.S. Army Freedom Team 2009
Strupler-Williamson Cup for Most Outstanding Program Fayetteville Kiwanis 2006
Boy Scouts of America Kia Kima District Scoutmaster of the Year 2006
Recognized Dedication to Children, Kiwanis International 2004
DARE Award, N.C. Department of Justice 1998
Distinguished Alumni, Louisburg College 1997
Appreciation Award, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department 1997
Appreciation Award, Cumberland County Juvenile Detention Center 1996
Appreciation Award, N.C. Association of District Court Judges 1996
Dedication and Service Award, Mothers Against Drunk Driving 1996
Appreciation Medal, Mothers Against Drunk Driving 1995, 1991
Appreciation Award, Mary McArthur Elementary School 1994/1995
Judicial Award, Mothers Against Drunk Driving 1994

Community Service:
Member of Fayetteville Kiwanis Club since 1992
Member of the American Hellenic Education Progressive Association since 2009
Member of Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation Board 1992-2017
Member of the Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry since 2001
Adult Leader Boy Scout Troop and Pack 740 since 2000
Co-Chair Boy Scouts of America Cumberland County Distinguished Citizen Dinner since 2010
Life Member of Friends of Special Operations Forces
Life Member Association of Special Operations Professionals
Past Board of Directors of the Association of Special Operations Professionals
Honorary Commander of the 18th Weather Squadron at Pope Air Force Base/ Pope Army Airfield
Past Member of the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex Foundation Board
Past Sunday School Teacher
Past Member of Fayetteville Dogwood Festival Board of Directors
Past Member L. B. Floyd Golf Tournament Board of Directors
NRA Certified Firearms Instructor and Range Safety Officer since 2010
Mason since 1988
Knights of Pythias since 1982
Fayetteville Jaycees 1982-1987