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Jennifer Knox, Wake County Clerk of Court

Honorable Jennifer Knox,
Wake County Clerk of Court

As the Wake County Clerk of Superior Court, Judge Knox is committed to building a court system that is accessible, fair, efficient and responsive. She leads a staff of over one hundred and fifty employees who are responsible for maintaining all case records, collecting monies on behalf of the courts and sitting as judge in a wide range of estate and special proceeding matters.

Judge Knox was elected Clerk of Superior Court by the people of Wake County in 2014. Prior to her election, she served as a District Court Judge in Wake County for 10 years, since 2004. She also previously worked as an Assistant District Attorney for 4 years.

Judge Knox is a graduate of Hale High School, Wingate University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.  She is currently a member of the Board of Visitors at Wingate University and serves on the North Carolina Domestic Violence Commission.  She has previously volunteered her time on the boards of the Women's Center of Wake County and Trips for Kids Triangle.




Wake County Clerk of Court
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 351 Raleigh, NC 27602-0351
Automated Directory Phone: (919) 792-4000
Physical Addresses:
Wake County Courthouse
316 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27602
Wake County Justice Center
300 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27602
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