The federal judges serving within the Eastern District of North Carolina consist of:
Chief United States District Judge
Determined by statute from among the district judges to discharge an important leadership role in court management.
United States District Judges
Appointed by the President of the United States upon confirmation by the United States Senate, in accordance with Article III of the United States Constitution, to lifetime service on the district court bench.
United States Magistrate Judges
Appointed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 631 by the district court judges in the district to serve for a term of eight years, if full-time, or four years, if part-time, which term may be renewed by the court subject to satisfaction of certain criteria. Authority and Duties of Magistrate Judges.
|Chief United States District Judge
|Chief United States District Judge Richard E. Myers II
|United States District Judges
|United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle
|Elizabeth City, NC
|United States District Judge Louise W. Flanagan
|New Bern, NC
|United States District Judge James C. Dever III
|Senior United States District Judge W. Earl Britt (Currently inactive and not taking cases.)
|Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard (Currently inactive and not taking cases.)
|United States Magistrate Judges
|United States Magistrate Judge Robert B. Jones, Jr.
|United States Magistrate Judge Robert T. Numbers, II
|United States Magistrate Judge Brian S. Meyers
|United States Magistrate Judge Kimberly A. Swank
|United States Magistrate Judge James E. Gates