The United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina is pleased to announce that Joe L. Webster has been appointed by the Court as United States Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina. Judge Webster graduated from Howard University magna cum laude in 1976, and graduated from Howard University School of Law in 1979. He practiced law from 1979 through 2006, and was appointed as a North Carolina Administrative Law Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings, in 2006, and has served in that position until his appointment. Judge Webster was a member of the N.C. Board of Law Examiners from 1989 through 2002, an Adjunct Professor of Law at Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law from 2004 through 2012 and First Vice President of BarCARES of N.C., Inc, from 2011 through 2012. Judge Webster’s duty station will be in the Durham, North Carolina.