Gov. Bevin Appoints Brian Privett as Circuit Judge for Kentucky's 14th Judicial Circuit, Division 2

Media Contact: Nicole Burton

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 18, 2018) – Gov. Bevin has appointed Brian Privett, of Paris, to the office of Circuit Judge for the 14th Judicial Circuit, Division 2, of Kentucky. 

Privett is a graduate of the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law. Beginning his legal career in 2007, he has practiced civil litigation, real property, wills and estates, family law, criminal defense, criminal prosecution, collections, debtor law, business organizations, personal injury, equine law and government and non-profits law.  

He has served the Paris community for more than 10 years, holding positions as Assistant County Attorney in Bourbon and Harrison counties and Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the 14th Circuit, in addition to his private practice. Privett advocates for the protection of children and has been active in working with both Drug Court and recovery groups. Additionally, he helped found the 18th District Drug Court.

“I am so thankful to the Governor and all of my supporters in Scott, Woodford, and Bourbon counties for this incredible opportunity,” said Privett. “I look forward to getting straight to work to reduce docket size, to expand our Drug Court, and to make sure cases are adjudicated quickly so that justice can be served in our communities.”

Judge Privett 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.

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