Clerk of Superior Court
The Clerk of Superior Court is elected for a four-year term and must be a resident of the county in which he or she is elected. Unlike clerks of court in other states, the Clerk of Superior Court in North Carolina has numerous judicial functions.

As judge of probate, the Clerk has exclusive original jurisdiction over matters relating to the probate of wills, and the administration of estates, including appointing personal representatives, auditing their accounting, and removing them from office if necessary. The Clerk also presides over many other legal matters including adoptions, incompetency proceedings, condemnation of private lands for public use, and foreclosures. The Clerk is responsible for all clerical and record-keeping functions of the district and superior court. In addition, the Clerk receives and disburses money collected each year from court fees and fines.

Jeffrey Barger, Clerk of Court Clerk of Superior Court for Rowan County is Jeffrey R. Barger . Mr. Barger supervises a personnel staff of 37.

Civil Division:

  Information: Cathy Stewart  
  Adoptions: Sonia Pozack, Asst. Clerk  
  Bookeepers: Marti Mako  
  Brandi Huffman, Asst. Clerk  
  Cashiers: Glenda Ball  
  Terry Davis  
  Child Support: Valerie Beaver  
  Kathy Rimmer  
  Civil District: Traci Baker  
  Kecia Lilly  
  Civil Superior: Remona Jackson, Asst. Clerk  
  Juvenile Clerk: Lisa Underwood  
  Small Claims: Kimberly Collins  
  Suzanne Mako  
  Special Proceedings: Vilija McPherson
Felicia Jernagin
Estates: Tina Grubb, Asst. Clerk  
  Joan Silvestro
Becky Lyerly
Criminal Division:
  Supervisor: Amelia Linn, Asst. Clerk  
  Criminal District: Lauren Brelsford  
  Ronda Dehart
  Melissa Jones
  Netanna Kesler
  Darlene Jones
  LeKishja Mabry
  Erica Nelson
  Melanie Ollis
  Amber Pittman
  Wendy Shields
  Toni Wingler
  Criminal Superior: Marlene Mills, Asst. Clerk  
  Gina Huffman
  Audra Lowman
  Patricia Smith
  Intake: Shirley Hunsucker  
  Microfim Clerk: Debi Belk