North Carolina Judiciary
North Carolina Judiciary.
North Carolina's highest court is its supreme court, made up of a chief justice and six associate justices, all elected to 8-year terms.
The intermediate appellate court of the state is the court of appeals, with 12 judges, and the major trial court is the superior court, with 77 judges. North Carolina has 179 district court judges.
The appellate justices and most superior court judges are popularly elected to 8-year terms, and district judges are elected to 4-year terms.
- The North Carolina Court System (State of North Carolina)
- North Carolina court divisions, resources and other officials (State of North Carolina)