Endorsed by North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Cheri Beasley

NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Seat 01 (DEM)


  • Rutgers University
  • University of Tennessee (JD)
  • Duke University (LLM)


  • Chief Justice of the NC Supreme Court


  • Court of Appeals Judge (2008-2012)
  • Supreme Court Justice (2012-2020)

Justice Beasley has served on the North Carolina Supreme Court since 2012 and has served as the Chief Justice for over a year. As the Chief Justice, she is responsible for the North Carolina Judicial Branch, an equal branch of state government with the Legislative and Executive branches. Prior to her service on the Supreme Court, Justice Beasley served four years as an Associate Judge on the North Carolina Court of Appeals and was a District Court Judge for a decade in the 12th Judicial District in Cumberland County.