Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson among campaign co-chairs
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2013) — Andy Beshear of Louisville has announced his plans to run for Kentucky Attorney General in 2015. He filed today with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance.
“As an attorney, I have worked hard to ensure that my clients receive the justice they seek and deserve in the court of law,” Beshear said in his announcement. “Today my family and I have decided to take the skills I have learned in fighting for Kentucky communities, businesses both small and large, and community organizations to fighting for all of the people of this great commonwealth.”
Beshear also announced the following campaign co-chairs: Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson of Louisville; former Supreme Court Justice James Keller; and Commonwealth’s Attorney for Campbell County Michelle Snodgrass.
Beshear has had an accomplished legal career, currently as an attorney with Stites and Harbison in Louisville. He’s been recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in America,” as a Rising Star by the publication SuperLawyers, and, most recently, was the first Kentucky lawyer to ever be named the country’s top Consumer Lawyer by the publication Lawyer Monthly.
Beshear resides in Louisville, with his wife Britainy, and their two young children, Will and Lila.