District Court Judges
 
District Court Judges are attorneys elected for each district in non-partisan elections for four years and must reside in the district in which they are elected. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina designates one of the judges as Chief District Court Judge, and this judge has administrative duties, including assigning the judges to sessions of court.

Both civil and criminal cases are heard in District Court. Generally, the District Court is the proper division for cases involving amounts in controversy of $10,000 or less. Domestic relations cases involving alimony, child support, child custody, divorce, equitable distribution, and juvenile matters are also heard in this court. In criminal cases, District Court has exclusive original jurisdiction over misdemeanor cases and most traffic offenses.

The Chief District Court Judge is The Honorable Regan A. Miller .

Additional District Court Judges are:

Hon. Rickye McKoy-Mitchell
Hon. Louis A. Trosch, Jr.
Hon. Becky T. Tin
Hon. Christy T. Mann
Hon. Ronald L. Chapman
Hon. Donnie Hoover
Hon. Paige B. McThenia
Hon. Kimberly Best-Staton
Hon. Charlotte Brown
Hon. Elizabeth Thornton Trosch
Hon. Theo X. Nixon
Hon. Karen Eady-Williams
Hon. Donald R. Cureton, Jr.
Hon. Matthew J. Osman
Hon. Sean P. Smith
Hon. Jena P. Culler
Hon. Ty M. Hands
Hon. Gary L. Henderson
Hon. David H. Strickland
Hon. Casey M. Viser