Governor appoints Dan Kelly to 11th Circuit Judgeship

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By The Staff

Gov. Steve Beshear announced today the appointment of State Senator Dan Kelly as a judge in the 11th Judicial Circuit.  Sen. Kelly was among three names submitted to Gov. Beshear by the seven-member nominating commission. 

“Sen. Kelly has the appropriate temperament and experience for this position,” said Gov. Beshear.  “I feel confident he will provide fair, honest and judicious service to the people of the 11th Judicial Circuit.”

Kelly will be officially sworn in at the Washington County Judicial Center today at 5 p.m.

Look to the print edition of The Springfield Sun for more on this story.