North Carolina Governor Announces Judicial Appointments

(STL.News) North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced two court appointments on Friday, one for the North Carolina Supreme Court and one for North Carolina District Court.

“The knowledge and legal experience of these North Carolinians make them strong additions to our dishes,” said Governor Cooper. “I am grateful for your commitment to serve the people in our state.”

in the Judicial District 15B Appointed Governor Cooper (serving Orange and Chatham Counties) Alyson Adams Grine as a Supreme Court judge. Grine will fill the vacant seat of Judge Carl Fox, who has retired. Grine joined the District Attorney’s Durham Office in 2018 as a prosecutor. She was previously an Assistant Professor at the North Carolina Central School of Law, Defender Educator at the UNC School of Government, Assistant Public Defender in District 15B, and Clerk for Chief Justice Henry Frye and Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson. Grine earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her Masters of Arts in Spanish from the University of Virginia, and her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

in the Judicial District 10A (serving Wake County), appointed Governor Cooper Rashad Hauter as district judge. Hauter will fill the vacant seat of the resigned judge Michael Denning. Hauter has worked as a criminal defense attorney and immigration lawyer in private practice since 2017. Previously, he served as the district attorney for regional road safety resources for the North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys and as the assistant district attorney in the Wake County District Attorney. Hauter received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Juris Doctor from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University.

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