Roe announces candidacy for Municipal Court judge

September 23, 2011 • Local News

Kevin Roe has announced his candidacy for Municipal Court judge. (Courtesy Photo)

Longtime Roswell resident, Kevin Roe has announced his candidacy for Municipal Court judge. Roe is the adopted son of David and Sheila Roe of Pepper’s Restaurant. This is his first time running for judge in Roswell.

Roe’s past legal experiences will serve him well if he is elected to the position. He practiced law in Las Vegas, Nevada for over 20 years, [auth] working first at a private firm then opening his own firm where he had seven attorneys working for him. Serving as a district court arbitrator for 19 years, Roe also has extensive experience as a district court special master judge for the Family Court, Paternity Court, and Child Support Division.

A good amount of experience as a judge under his belt, Roe served for eight years as a pro-tem judge in the justice courts in Henderson and Las Vegas, as well as a municipal judge pro-tem in Henderson.

Now retired, Roe has returned to Roswell, and is an active member of the community, and is involved with various organizations throughout town, believing in the importance of giving back to a community that has given so much to him.

He is a member and past president of the Noon Optimist club, a member of the Roswell Chamber of Commerce and served on the board of directors for the Hispano Chamber of Commerce. Roe also served on the administrative council of the First United Methodist Church in Roswell.

Roe’s decision to run for municipal court idea ignited from his belief, “It is time for Roswell to establish a need for legal experienced judges and lawyers.”

Believing his knowledge of Roswell and his time spent here will benefit him in serving the city, Roe says if he is elected, he will be unbiased in his work as judge, as he always has been, and will make fair, equitable decisions as they pertain to law.

“I am very proud of Roswell and believe we soon will achieve metropolitan status with the need for legal and judicial experience in our city court,” Roe said.

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