Highlights

Judge Katherine Burnette

Burnette earns master’s degree

January 2019

Judge Katherine Burnette received her Masters in Fine Arts degree in fiction from Queens University in Charlotte on Jan. 12, 2019. As part of the program, in addition to fiction, she also studied poetry, creative nonfiction and stage and screen. She has written several short stories and is currently at work on a novel. Burnette is married to local attorney Tom Burnette…Read more.


Judge Katherine Burnette

Gov. Cooper Appoints New District Court Judge for Judicial District 9

October 2018

Governor Roy Cooper has appointed S. Katherine (Kat) Burnette to preside in Judicial District 9. “Burnette’s commitment to serving North Carolina, along with her devotion and experience in the practice of law, makes her an ideal choice to serve Judicial District 9,” said. Gov. Cooper…Read more.


Judge Katherine Burnette

Burnette appointed to bench in District 9 

October 2018

Governor Roy Cooper has appointed S. Katherine (Kat) Burnette to serve as a District Court Judge for Judicial District 9, serving Franklin, Granville, Vance and Warren counties. The appointment was announced Oct. 10…Read more.