Perdue appoints Beasley to the N.C. Supreme Court
Gov. Bev Perdue appointed Cheri Beasley to the Supreme Court of North Carolina. Beasley, currently a judge on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson.
“I am thrilled to appoint Cheri to our state’s highest court.” said Gov. Perdue. “She has excelled both as a District Court judge and as a judge on the Court of Appeals. She will make a superb justice on the Supreme Court.”
Beasley was elected to the Court of Appeals in 2008. Prior to that, she served as a District Court judge in the Twelfth Judicial District from 1999 until 2008. Before going on the bench, Beasley worked as an assistant public defender in Fayetteville for five years.
“I am honored that Governor Perdue has appointed me to serve as an ...