Under the Dome

Christine Walczyk

Office District Status
Wake District Court judge, judicial district 10 Incumbent
Party In Office Since Term Ends
Non-Partisan Office Appointed in 2007. 2008
Level of Government  
Date of Birth Birthplace Now Lives In
February 9, 1971 Raleigh, NC Cary, NC


My name is Judge Christine Walczyk. It is my honor to serve you on the Wake County District Court Bench. Since being appointed by Governor Easley, I have presided over thousands of family, civil, criminal, and traffic cases.
Serving as a District Court Judge requires integrity, a keen knowledge of our laws, and the consistent exercise of judicial restraint. I work hard every day to serve Wake County’s citizens in a reliable and efficient manner and to treat every litigant and every attorney fairly and with respect.

 (From Christine Walcyzk's campaign Web site)



Raleigh-Wake Citizens Association, North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, Raleigh Police Protective Assocation, Wake Public Defender Bryan Collins, Independent Weekly and Wake County Voter Education Coalition, N.C. chapter of National Association of Social Workers, Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby


Marital Status

Judge Christine M. Walczyk was born in Raleigh, North Carolina at the old Rex Hospital on Wade Avenue. She is the daughter of Cecile and John Walczyk and the oldest of three children. After her younger brother John was born, the Walczyk family moved around and settled in South Florida. Judge Walczyk grew up in South Florida with her parents, her brother John, and her younger sister Anna. She graduated from Pope John Paul II High School in Boca Raton, Florida.
Judge Walczyk returned to North Carolina in 1992 after graduating from the Boston College Carroll School of Management. She attended the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill and went on to open her own law practice in Raleigh.
For more than eleven years, Judge Walczyk practiced law in Wake County representing businesses with their transactional and litigation needs. She also represented indigent defendants in criminal cases and juveniles in delinquency matters.
During her career, Judge Walczyk has been actively involved in local bar activities as a member of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Committee on Women in the Profession, the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, and Wake Women Attorneys. She has also been actively involved in the community volunteering with various organizations like the Volunteer Lawyers Program, Triangle Impact, and the Wake County Bar Association’s wheel chair ramp service project.
Judge Walczyk comes from a soccer family and has played women’s soccer in Raleigh for more than 12 years.
She is a parishioner at St. Michael’s Church in Cary, North Carolina.

(From Walczyk's campaign Web site)  


Wake District court judge

Community Involvement:
 Former instructor at Meredith College and Wake Tech, 1999 to 2003; volunteered for Legal Aid of North Carolina (1995 to 2007), including being named Outstanding Volunteer in 1997 and 1998; served on Committe for Indigent Apopintments for 10th Judicial District (2000 to 2002); Triangle Impact Program Volunteer; parishioner at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church in Cary. Women's Soccer leagues, 1995 to present.

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bachelor's degree
Boston College
law degree
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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