Superior Court Judges for District 26
Superior Court Judge Lisa C. Bell NC Resident Superior Court
Lisa Bell

Mecklenburg County Courthouse
832 East 4th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Contact Information:

Business Phone: 704 686-0100
Business Fax:       704 686-0333

Personal and Education:

Judge Lisa C. Bell received her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and her J.D. degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Before she became a judge, Bell spent her legal career in private practice. During this time, she also served as an attorney advocate with the Children's Law Center. Lisa C. Bell was elected to the court on November 4, 2014, to a term commencing on January 1, 2015, and expiring on December 31, 2022. She was appointed by Governor Pat McCrory to fill the vacant seat of John C. Martin, who retired Aug. 1, 2014.


From August 1, 2014, to December 31, 2014, Judge Bell sat on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Judge Bell also served as a special superior court judge for the North Carolina Superior Courts from March 2013 to August 2014, a position which she was also appointed to by Governor McCrory. She previously served as the chief district court judge for the 26th Judicial District of North Carolina. In 1998, she became a district court judge for the 26th Judicial District, and in 2009, she became the court's chief judge. Bell was appointed to serve as a special judge on the NC Superior Courts in March 2013.