Three nominees named
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 25, 2016 ) — The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., today announced nominees to fill the vacant Circuit Court judgeship in Letcher County, which is the 47th Judicial Circuit.
The three nominees for the judgeship are:
- Harold D. Bolling of Whitesburg — Boling has been in solo law practice since January 2011 and served as the Letcher County attorney from 1982 through 2010. He received his juris doctor from Northern Kentucky University’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law.
- James Wiley Craft II of Eolia — Craft has a law practice and previously served as assistant Letcher County attorney. He received his juris doctor from Western Michigan University’s Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
- Darrell Hall of Whitesburg — Hall has been in solo law practice since 1987. He received his juris doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
The Circuit Court judicial seat became vacant when Justice Samuel T. Wright III was elected as a Supreme Court justice in November 2015.