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Judicial Nominating Commission announces nominees for Fayette County circuit judgeship

The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. has announced nominees to fill the judicial vacancy on Fayette County Circuit Court. Fayette makes up the 22nd Judicial Circuit and the vacancy is in the circuit’s 4th Division. The three nominees for the Circuit Court judgeship are attorneys John Edwards Reynolds, Erin Celeste Sammons and Thomas M. Todd, all...

Bevin appoints Thomas Travis of Lexington as circuit judge for 22nd judicial circuit, division 8

Thomas Travis, a member of the Ward, Hocker & Thornton law firm in Lexington, has been named circuit judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, Division 8, in Fayette County, Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday. Travis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Kentucky and is also a graduate of the UK College of Law. Thomas Travis He was admitted to the practice of law in the Commonwealth,...