Governor Perdue Appoints Beasley to North Carolina Supreme Court
On Wednesday, Governor Perdue announced that she has appointed Court of Appeals Judge Cheri Beasley to fill the vacancy on the North Carolina Supreme Court. Here's the link to the Governor's press release. Beasley will fill the open spot created when Justice Timmons-Goodson retired earlier this year.
Beasley was elected to the Court of Appeals in 2008. Prior to her service on the appellate bench, Beasley served as a District Court judge for almost ten years. Before becoming a judge, Beasley spent five years as an assistant public defender. More biographical information can be found here.
The selection of Beasley creates an open position on the Court of Appeals.