Thank you for visiting the website of the District Attorneys’ Office in Judicial District 20A, which encompasses all of Stanly County, North Carolina. It is the duty of this office to represent the State with integrity and Stanly Co. Courthouseprofessionalism, while protecting victims and their rights, in the pursuit of justice.

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Your District Attorney

District Attorney commonly refers to an attorney for the community elected by the people in his/her district to represent the interests of the general public, including crime victims in court proceedings against people accused of committing crimes. Other jurisdictions use various terms: Prosecutor, U.S. Attorney (a federal prosecutor), Solicitor or State's Attorney.

The District Attorney for Prosecutorial District 20A is T. Lynn Clodfelter.

Lynn Clodfelter was raised in Davidson County, North Carolina and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating in 1990.  In 1993, Lynn graduated from Campbell University School of Law.  Following his law school graduation, he moved to the 20th Judicial District, which included Anson, Richmond, Stanly and Union Counties.  Lynn practiced as a partner in the law firm of Poisson, Poisson, Bower and Clodfelter until 2004 and in 2005, formed The Clodfelter Law Office.  Lynn has focused his practice on criminal and domestic law throughout the 20th Judicial District, having tried numerous jury trials to verdict.  Lynn and his wife, Elaine, have a daughter, Hailey who is active in the South Stanly Middle School.  Outside of the office, Lynn enjoys hunting, fishing, boating and spending time with his family.