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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed John Fredrick Vincent, of Ashland, as Circuit Judge for Kentucky’s 32nd Judicial Circuit, Division 2, encompassing Boyd County.
Vincent is currently a partner with the law firm of Martin and Vincent, P.S.C. and serves as city attorney for the City of Ashland. He formerly served six terms as state representative for Kentucky’s 100th House district, from 1996-2008.
“I sincerely appreciate and thank Gov. Bevin for his appointment to serve the people of Boyd County as Circuit Judge,” said Vincent. “I pledge fairness and impartiality serving in this position with compassion, integrity and respect for all.”
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Kentucky, Vincent earned his juris doctorate degree from the UK College of Law. He currently serves on numerous state and community organizations, including the Kentucky Bar Association Board of Governors, King’s Daughters Medical Center Board of Trustees, and Community Hospice Board of Directors.
Vincent and his wife Deborah are lifelong residents of Ashland and have two adult sons, Luke and Matthew.
This appointment will take effect on Jan. 11, 2018. Vincent will serve until the position is filled in accordance with the results of the November 2018 midterm election, pursuant to the provisions of Section 152 of the Kentucky Constitution.