Roberts & Stevens, P.A. Partner Jacqueline D. Grant Appointed as Superior Court Judge
Roberts & Stevens is excited and honored to announce that firm partner Jacqueline D. (“Jackie”) Grant has been appointed by Governor Roy Cooper as Superior Court Judge in Judicial District 28 (Buncombe County). Jackie will fill the vacant seat created by the retirement of Judge Marvin Pope.
Jackie is a partner and litigator with Roberts & Stevens, where she began working over 25 years ago and has practiced her entire career. She served as the 124th President of the North Carolina Bar Association (2018-2019) and was previously a distinguished member of the Board of Governors from 2010-2013. In 2014-2015, Jackie became the first African-American woman to serve as president of the Buncombe County Bar Association. She has been recognized as a North Carolina Super Lawyer in Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, and has been elected to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite for Employment Law.
An Asheville native, committed community leader and volunteer, Jackie is currently on the board of the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce. She has previously served on the boards of Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Western North Carolina, the City of Asheville Sustainable Economic Development Task Force, the University of North Carolina at Asheville Foundation, the Western Carolina University Board of Visitors, YMCA of Western North Carolina, and YWCA of Asheville.
Jackie earned her Bachelor of Science at Western Carolina University and her Juris Doctor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.
North Carolina’s Superior Court judges fulfill a vital responsibility in the administration of justice in our state. Roberts & Stevens wishes Jackie well in her new position of public service and looks forward to her swearing-in ceremony.