About the District

Judicial Resources

The District Court judicial resources for the Eastern District are:

  • Two Active Federal District Court Judges
  • Two Senior Status Federal District Court Judge
  • Two full-time and one part-time United States Magistrate Judges Two Bankruptcy Judges
  • The District Court cases are appealed to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Jurisdiction

The 44 easternmost counties comprise the Eastern District of North Carolina. Those counties are:

BeaufortDare JohnstonPerquimans
BertieDuplinJonesPitt
BladenEdgeCombeLenoirRobeson
BrunswickFranklinMartinSampson
CamdenGatesNashTyrrell
CarteretGranvilleNew HanoverVance
ChowanGreeneNorthamptonWake
ColumbusHalifaxOnslowWarren
CravenHarnettPamlicoWashington
CumberlandHertfordPasquotankWayne
CurrituckHydePenderWilson

The Court system has further divided the District into the following four divisions:

  • Western Division headquartered in Raleigh
  • Northern Division headquartered in Elizabeth City
  • Eastern Division headquartered in Greenville
  • Southern Division headquartered in Wilmington






















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