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Judge Vince Rozier is a Wake County Superior Court judge. In this role he has presided over cases ranging from first degree murder to civil cases that impact the entire state.

He first became a judge in 2006 when, at the age of 29, he became the youngest District Court judge ever in Wake County. Formerly a Wake County prosecutor, he tried nearly 70 jury trials including, murder and other serious felonies. He prosecuted a variety of cases that ranged from wire tapping to sex offenses to drug trafficking.

 

Judge Rozier was twice been nominated by his fellow attorneys to serve as District Court judge. In that role, not only did he preside over 01criminal cases, but over Family Court and Juvenile Court matters. He has presided over tens of thousands of cases impacting the children and citizens of North Carolina.

 

Following his appointment to become a judge, he served on an international delegation to the country of Jordan through the U.S. State Department. In 2010, he was appointed by Attorney General Roy Cooper to serve as the first Ombudsman to the State Bureau of Investigation for the NC Department of Justice.

 

03 He has been involved in numerous activities as a judge in the greater community, including working to establish a diversion program for students charged with criminal offenses in school. As the co-founder of Wake County’s Youth Law Day Saturday program, Judge Rozier regularly hosts community youth at the county courthouse for an understanding of their future opportunities. Judge Rozier even mentored middle school boys at a local school before going to court.

 


Personal

Judge Rozier, the son of a preacher and teacher, is a native of Tar Heel, NC. His parents instilled the importance of faith, family, community and education. Though he spent time farming with his grandparents and working in tobacco fields from the age of 12 until his senior year in high school, he was determined to become valedictorian. He made this a reality.

 

He then moved on to receive his bachelor’s degree in political science from UNC Chapel Hill on a full academic scholarship. There he was involved in numerous activities and was even voted upon by his peers as Mr. UNC for homecoming. He later earned his law degree from NC Central University School of Law. During his time in law school, he served as the Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach for Carolina Friends School, where he was recognized as “Coach Of The Year” for his conference.

 



He is married to Attorney Dekhasta Becton Rozier who works at the Becton Law Group with her father and two brothers. He is an avid runner, having completed a marathon, multiple half marathons, and triathlons. Judge Rozier also is the published author of 2 books: 101 Days: The Fruit of the Spirit In You and The Best Time to Eat and Exercise Guide. He and his wife reside in Raleigh and attend Crossroad Fellowship Church in Raleigh.

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judgerozier@gmail.com
P.O. Box 414
Raleigh, NC 27602
919-817-8943

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