The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners recognized retired Chief District Court Judge Gilbert Burnett on Monday, February 15, for his dedicated judicial service in New Hanover County. Judge Burnett served the Fifth Judicial District for 23 years, and was a leading judicial innovator for community service work sentencing.
Throughout his career, "Judge Burnett has been the epitome of commitment while demonstrating sincere dedication in providing equality and justice within the judicial system, both locally and nationally."
View more about the event (courtesy of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners):
- Resolution recognizing and celebrating the significant legacy and contributions of Judge Burnett
- Program and video