FOR mecklenburg county DISTRICT COURT


May 3, 2018

Gov. Cooper Appoints Judge Donald Cureton, Jr. to the Juvenile Justice Planning Committee

Governor Cooper Appoints Judge Donald Cureton, Jr. of Charlotte as a representative of local law enforcement and juvenile justice agencies. Cureton is a District Court Judge in Mecklenburg County specializing in juvenile court matters. He also serves on the Children’s Justice Act and the Disproportionate Minority Contact subcommittees.

July 03, 2017

Clayton Wilcox, CMS Superintendent sworn in by District Judge Donald Cureton


After three months of shadowing, studying and even mowing a school lawn, Clayton Wilcox raised his right hand Monday and became superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. District Judge Donald Cureton, who administered the oath of office, has ties to the district: He graduated from Garinger High and is married to CMS Teacher of the Year Deanna Cureton.

June 30, 2017

Judge Sees Common Trend among Young Offenders in Charlotte

Judge Donald Cureton, a U.S. District Court judge who presides over many juvenile cases in Mecklenburg County, said he is seeing more teenagers in court for more serious crimes and the person who can make the biggest difference in their life sometimes isn't around.

November 22, 2014

National Adoption Day event in Charlotte: Celebration of finding ‘forever homes’

Cheers and laughter erupted in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse atrium Saturday morning as parents and their newly adopted children celebrated being together in what they call “forever homes.” Before meeting with families in the courtroom on Saturday, Judge Cureton called the Adoption Day celebration “a great occasion, to say the least.”



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