Ripley Rand has served as the United States Attorney for the 24 counties in the Middle District of North Carolina since January 1, 2011.
After completing state and federal judicial clerkships, Rand served as an Assistant District Attorney in Wake County, North Carolina, where he directed the office’s Domestic Violence Unit and served as a member of the office’s Dangerous Offenders Task Force. Prior to taking office as the United States Attorney, Rand served for more than eight years as a North Carolina Superior Court Judge, dealing with civil and criminal cases in over half the state’s counties.
Rand is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and an honors graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law. He is married with two children and is also the co-author of the children’s book, I Want to Go to UNC!
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina was established in 1927 and has a staff of more than fifty lawyers and administrative and support personnel in its offices in Greensboro and Winston-Salem.