Commission announces nominees for Jefferson County family, district court judgeships

The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., announced nominees to fill upcoming vacancies in Jefferson Family Court and District Court. Jefferson County is the 30th Judicial Circuit/District and the vacancies are in the circuit’s 10th Division-Family Court and the district’s 9th Division. Family Court Judgeship The three nominees for the circuit judgeship...

Judicial Nominating Commission names candidates for judge in Bourbon, Scott, Woodford counties

The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., announced nominees to fill the vacant Circuit Court judgeship in Bourbon, Scott and Woodford counties, which make up the 14th Judicial Circuit. The vacancy is in the circuit’s 1st Division. The three nominees for the judgeship are attorneys Jeremy Michael Mattox, Damon Loyd Preston and Perry Thomas Ryan, all...

AOC director Dudgeon requests review of court system’s financial operations by state auditor

In a move to increase transparency and implement best practices in financial management, the Administrative Office of the Courts has asked the Auditor of Public Accounts to examine its financial operations and make recommendations on how to potentially improve internal management controls. The audit started June 1. Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. said he welcomed the review...

Judicial Nominating Commission announces circuit and district judge nominees for Jefferson County

The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., announced nominees to fill the vacant Circuit Court and District Court judgeships in Jefferson County. Jefferson County is the 30th Judicial Circuit/District and the vacancies are in the circuit’s 2nd Division and the district’s 11th Division. Circuit Court Judgeship: The three nominees for the circuit judgeship...

Chief Justice Minton announces judicial redistricting plan for Kentucky’s Circuit, District courts

Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. has introduced the first Judicial Redistricting Plan Kentucky has seen in decades. The Kentucky legislature will consider the plan during the 2017 regular session of the General Assembly. If passed, the plan will take effect in 2022, when all Circuit Court, Family Court and District Court judges are on the ballot. “I am pleased to announce that the Judicial...

Minton becomes first Kentuckian in 25 years to head Conference of Chief Justices

Beginning Friday, Kentucky will have a representative who can help shape the work of the country’s chief justices and the board that provides support to state courts across the country. Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. has been elected by his fellow chief justices to serve a one-year term as president of the Conference of Chief Justices and chair of the National Center for State Courts...