New Appeals Court Judge Appointed By Governor
A former administrative law judge from Oldham County has been appointed to the Kentucky Court of Appeals. Gov. Steve Beshear's office announced Monday that he appointed Allison Jones to fill the unexpired term of Justice Michelle M. Keller, who was appointed to the state Supreme Court in April.
The position is the 6th Appellate District seat. The district is composed of Bath, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Fleming, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Henry, Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Nicholas, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Robertson, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties.
Jones presided over workers' compensation claims as an administrative law judge. She was also staff attorney for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky and a former law clerk for U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn of the Western District of Kentucky.