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Russell D. Babb Selected to 10th Judicial District Bar Grievance Committee

The Raleigh law firm of Tharrington Smith LLP is pleased to announce that Russell D. Babb has been selected to serve on the Grievance Committee of the 10th Judicial District Bar in Wake County. The 10th Judicial District Bar is a quasi-judicial governmental entity with a mandatory membership of lawyers practicing within its district. The Grievance Committee is tasked with initial investigation of complaints against its lawyer members by the public. The findings of this committee serve as recommendations to the State Bar as to whether probable cause exists that the Rules of Professional Conduct have been violated by a lawyer.

Russell Babb is a 1996 graduate of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar, and a 1999 graduate of the UNC School of Law. He enjoys Fellowship in the American Bar Foundation, is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer at Martindale Hubbell, and is listed in Best Lawyers in America’s Criminal Defense General Practice Section and Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Wake County Bar Association and its Strategic Planning Committee.

Tharrington Smith LLP is one of the most widely respected firms in North Carolina and has cultivated a positive reputation that reaches across the nation. The firm’s 36 attorneys serve clients in the areas of criminal law, taxation and seizure, family law and mediation, education law, election law and redistricting, and civil litigation. Our lawyers ardently support excellence in the legal profession, the arts, education, and the community through professional service and financial support. The firm’s lawyers welcome referrals and associations in our primary practice areas and are commonly associated by our peers to assist with complex matters in our individual fields of practice. To find out more about Tharrington Smith LLP, visit our website at

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