Judicial Vacancies

6th Judicial Circuit, Division 3, Family Court

Vacancy for the 6th Judicial Circuit, Daviess County


26th Judicial District

Vacancy for the 26th Judicial District, Harlan County


17th Judicial District, Division 1

Vacancy for the 17th Judicial District, Campbell County

Appointee
Cameron John Blau


12th Judicial Circuit, Division 2, Family Court

Vacancy for the 12th Judicial Circuit, Henry, Oldham & Trimble counties

Appointee
Doreen Showalter Goodwin


30th Judicial Circuit, Division 9, Family Court

Vacancy for the 30th Judicial Circuit, Jefferson County

Appointee
Judith Kay Bartholomew


43rd Judicial District

Vacancy for the 43rd Judicial District, Barren and Metcalfe counties

Appointee
John Gabriel Pendleton


47th Judicial Circuit

Vacancy for the 47th Judicial Circuit, Letcher County


27th Judicial Circuit, Division 2

Vacancy for the 27th Judicial Circuit, Knox & Laurel counties

Appointee
Danny Lynn Evans


41st Judicial Circuit, Division 2, Family Court

Vacancy for the 41st Judicial Circuit, Clay, Jackson & Leslie counties

Appointee

Clint Jeffrey Harris, Manchester


43rd Judicial Circuit, Division 1

Vacancy for the 43rd Judicial Circuit, Barren & Metcalfe counties

Appointee
John Tipton Alexander


2nd Judicial Circuit, Division 3, Family Court

Vacancy for the 2nd Judicial Circuit, McCracken County

Appointee
Deanna Wise Henschel


7th Supreme Court District

The resignation of Justice Will T. Scott, effective January 2, 2015, has created a vacancy in the office of Justice of the Supreme Court, 7th Supreme Court District, consisting of Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Elliott, Floyd, Greenup, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Rowan and Wolfe counties.

Appointee
David Allen Barber


8th Judicial Circuit, Division 3, Family Court

Vacancy for the 8th Judicial Circuit, Warren County

Appointee
James Richard Downey


6th Appellate District, Division 1

The appointment of Honorable Michelle M. Keller as Justice of the Supreme Court of Kentucky, effective April 6, 2013, has created a vacancy in the office of judge of the Court of Appeals, 6th Appellate District, Division 1.

Appointee
Allison Emerson Jones


22nd Judicial Circuit, Division 6, Family Court

Vacancy for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, Fayette County

Appointee
Kathy W. Stein


28th Judicial Circuit, Family Court

Vacancy for the 28th Judicial Circuit, Lincoln, Pulaski & Rockcastle counties

Appointee
Marcus L. Vanover


26th Judicial Circuit

Vacancy for the 26th Judicial Circuit, Harlan County

Appointee
Henry Stuart Johnson


19th Judicial District

Vacancy for the 19th Judicial District, Bracken, Fleming & Mason counties

Appointee
Frank Howard McCartney


30th Judicial District, Division 12

Vacancy for the 30th Judicial District, Division 12, Jefferson County

Appointee
Eric J. Haner


53rd Judicial District, Division 1

Vacancy for the 53rd Judicial District, Anderson, Shelby & Spencer counties

Appointee
Betty Springate

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