Rose Council member Jonathan Kreider (JD ’08) appointed as District Court Judge

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Jonathan Kreider (JD '08)

Jonathan Krieder (JD ’08) was appointed to be the new District Court Judge of the 18th Judicial District of N.C., serving Guilford County by Gov. Pat McCrory on Friday, Oct. 23 according to the High Point Enterprise article.

Governor Pat McCrory selected Kreider to fill the district court position recently vacated by Linda Falls, who was the District Court Judge from 2004-2008 and from 2012 until the present.

Kreider has been the managing attorney at the Greensboro office of Dummit Fradin since 2012. His practice concentrates on criminal defense, including work on homicide, DWI, felony drug cases and various misdemeanors. His civil case load includes personal injury, workers’ compensation and family law cases.

Prior to that, he started his own law practice, Kreider Law, PLLC in Greensboro, and practiced law there from 2010-2012. He specialized in criminal defense, personal injury, workers’ compensation and other litigation matters. He was an attorney at Davis and Hamrick, LLP in Winston-Salem from 2008-2010, and defended liability, workers’ compensation, insurance coverage and toxic tort claims.

Kreider earned his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2008. He earned bachelor degrees in history and political science from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania in 2004. While at Wake Forest Law, Kreider was the captain of the AAJ Trial Team and was named to the Order of the Barristers in recognition of his skill in courtroom advocacy. Kreider is also a member of the Rose Council, a leadership group  for alumni who have graduated within the last 10 years. The Rose Council builds community by encouraging recent grads to increase their involvement with WFU by volunteering, attending law school events, staying informed and giving back.