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Gov. Beshear makes judicial appointment

Friday, 03 14, 2014

Kerri Richardson
Terry Sebastian

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear appointed James Richard Downey to the office of circuit judge to serve in the Family Court for the 8th Judicial Circuit, Division 3.

Downey, of Bowling Green, served as an attorney with Kentucky Legal Aid from 2006 to 2012 and was previously an attorney in private practice. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law.

The Family Court vacancy was created by the passing of Warren County Family Court Judge Margaret R. Huddleston on Jan. 3, 2014.