Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the Honorable Donald Cureton, Jr. of Charlotte will serve as District Court Judge for Judicial District 26 in Mecklenburg County.
“Judge Cureton has served our state well in the courtroom and community and I look forward to him continuing his service to North Carolina as district court judge,” said Gov. Cooper.
Gov. Cooper has appointed Judge Donald Cureton, Jr. of Charlotte to serve as District Court Judge for Judicial District 26, Mecklenburg County. Cureton will fill the seat previously held by Judge Louis A. Trosch, Jr., who now serves as Superior Court Judge in Mecklenburg County.
Judge Cureton is a graduate of Winston-Salem State University and Howard University School Law School. He is a native of Charlotte.
His previous legal experience includes serving as a district court judge from 2011-2018, assistant public defender, and practicing law in the private sector. Judge Cureton is a member of several organizations that specialize in juvenile protection and family advocacy matters. He also volunteers with local organizations and mentorship programs in Charlotte.