|Current Court Information:|
|North Carolina Court of Appeals|
|Past position:||10th Judicial District Judge|
|Born:||June 28, 1964|
|Home State:||North Carolina|
|Bachelors:||Campbell University, 1985|
|Law School:||Campbell University School of Law, 1988|
Judge Stroud began her legal career in 1988 with the law firm Kirk, Gay, Kirk, Gwynn & Howell. She then joined the firm Gay, Stroud & Jackson, L.L.P. in 1995. She worked as a lawyer with this firm until 2004. During this time, she also worked as a 10th Judicial District Court Arbitrator (1996-2004) and a Certified Superior Court Mediator (1997-2004). In 2004, she was elected to the Wake County District Court (10th Judicial District), where she judged until she was elected to the Court of Appeals in 2006.