Judge Robert Evans has an extensive career created from his desire to serve the community. After earning his bachelor's degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Evans practiced law in a private practice for 22 years before becoming District Court Judge in 1999.
He has served on the UNC Board of Visitors and the UNC Alumni Association Board of Directors. He was the Chairman of the Rocky Mount Zoning Board of Adjustment and the 1993 Board Chairman of the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to his judicial duties, he also serves as a member of the YMCA board and as a trustee of Rocky Mount Preparatory School.