District Attorney
Sarah Kirkman

Alexander & Iredell County

Prosecutorial District 32

(704) 832-6611
Iredell County Hall of Justice Annex 203 Constitution Lane
Statesville, NC 28677
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The District Attorney for the Thirty-Second Prosecutorial District is Sarah Kirkman

Thank you for visiting the web site of the District Attorney’s Office in Prosecutorial District 32, which encompasses all of Alexander County and Iredell County, in North Carolina. It is the duty of this office to represent the State with integrity and professionalism, while protecting victims and their rights, in the pursuit of justice.

The goal of this site is to make the information and services provided by the District Attorneys’ Office and the criminal justice system available to the public. Please take the time to search each webpage and explore all of the information we have provided you. Should you have any questions, we have also included details on how you may contact us.

“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 primary duty of the District Attorney is to prosecute all criminal cases filed in the district. The District Attorney represents the state in all criminal and some juvenile matters. In addition, the District Attorney is responsible for preparing the criminal trial docket and advising law enforcement officers in the district.

Sarah Kirkman has been a prosecutor since 1997. She is a graduate of Statesville High School, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and Campbell University Law School. She worked as an assistant district attorney from 1997 until 2009 when she took office as the Elected District Attorney for Alexander and Iredell counties.

Sarah is a member of the Board of Directors for the Rotary Club of Statesville/Fourth Creek, Mooresville/South Iredell Crimestoppers, and Dove House Children’s Advocacy Center. She is a member of the Domestic Violence Task Force of Iredell, the Drug/Alcohol Coalition of Iredell, the North Carolina Domestic Violence Commission and the North Carolina Child Fatality Task Force.

Iredell County District Court is held in Mooresville at the Government Center South on Thursdays and Fridays. Iredell County Administrative (Traffic) Court is held there on Wednesdays. Please see the address for the Government Center South below