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from left: Holden Clark & Angela Woods

Judges Appointed to Serve Neighboring Counties

Today (May 3), North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced three appointments to the North Carolina District Court. Two of them are in the greater Hickory metro area.

Holden Clark has been appointed to serve as District Court Judge in Judicial District 38 serving Gaston County. He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge John Greenlee. Clark is currently a Managing Attorney at Holden B. Clark – Attorney at Law. Previously, he served as Associate Litigation Attorney at Robinson and Lauterbach, P.L.L.C. He received a Bachelor of Science from Appalachian State University and his Juris Doctor from Charlotte School of Law.

Angela Woods has been appointed to serve as District Court Judge in Judicial District 39 serving Lincoln and Cleveland counties. She will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Dean Black. Woods is currently a Social Services Attorney with the Cleveland County Department of Social Services. Previously, she served as a Delinquency Attorney with The Children’s Law Center. She received her Bachelor of Science from the College of William & Mary and her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law.