Calabria to be honored by Campbell Law School

The Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity of Campbell University’s Norman A. Wiggins School of Law will present the 2007 Justice James Iredell Award to NC Court of Appeals Judge Ann Marie Calabria, a distinguished alumna from the Class of 1983. A ceremony and reception in her honor will be held Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the North Carolina Bar Center in Cary.The Iredell Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the legal profession and to the Norman A. Wiggins School of Law. The award was inspired by the life and writings of James Iredell, for whom the chapter is named.Judge Calabria received her Juris Doctor from Campbell University’s Law School in 1983. After several years in solo practice, she went on to serve two terms as District Court Judge, 10th Judicial District (Wake County) from 1996 to 2002. She was appointed to the NC Court of Appeals in 2003.Calabria acknowledges the great responsibility she has as a member of the judiciary system.”I am truly grateful for the opportunities God has given me to serve the people of North Carolina,” she said.Judge Calabria also credits Campbell Law School for much of her success.”I’ve tried to use the skills that I’ve gained during Law School to help the citizens of our state,” she said. “I’m very proud of the professors, staff and alumni of Campbell. I am truly grateful to be associated with this exceptional institution.”In 2003, Calabria was presented with the Distinguished Alumna Award for her contributions to Campbell University.Judge Calabria and her husband, Dr. Robert D. Calabria, D.D.S., Col., U.S. Army (Ret.), have three children and two grandchildren.Campbell University School of Law is a highly demanding, purposely small, intensely personal community of faculty and students whose aim, guided by transcendent values, is to develop lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion, and professional competence and who view the practice of law as a calling to serve others and to create a more just society. For more information, please call 1800-334-4111 or log on to its website at

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