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Governor Roy Cooper announced two judicial appointments, one for North Carolina Superior Court Judge and one for North Carolina District Attorney.

“These appointees have years of legal experience and knowledge they will use in their public service,” said Gov. Cooper. “I am grateful for their willingness to step up for our state.”

Thomas Wilson will serve as a Superior Court Judge in Judicial District 3B, serving Carteret, Craven and Pamlico counties. The founder of Greene Wilson & Crow, P.A. will fill the vacant seat of the Honorable Paul Quinn, who retired in January.

Wilson was an Associate at Stubbs & Perdue, P.A and a Law Clerk for the Hon. J. Douglas McCullough. Wilson earned his Bachelor of Arts from Miami University and his Juris Doctor from St. Louis University School of Law.

Tim R. Watson will serve as a District Attorney in District 23, serving Surry and Stokes counties. He will fill the vacant seat of District Attorney Ricky Bowman, who retires at the end of March. Watson is currently the Senior Assistant District Attorney for the District.

He was previously a private attorney and earned his Associate in Arts from Surry Community College, his Bachelor of Arts from Winston-Salem State University and his Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University School of Law.