Frankfort, Ky. (June 17, 2016) — Gov. Matt Bevin today announced the appointment of Cameron Blau to the office of District Judge for the 17th Judicial District, Division 1.
“I am confident that Cameron’s appointment as District Judge will serve the citizens of the 17th District well,” said Gov. Bevin. “He brings to the job great experience in driving efficiency as well as a commitment to serving and protecting the community. These attributes will be critical to success in his new role.”
Blau is a life-long resident of Campbell County where he served as the Chief Assistant County Attorney. He was awarded the 2010 Assistant County Attorney of the Year and the 2011 Recognition Award for Outstanding Service in the Protection of Elders at Risk of Abuse from the Northern Kentucky Area Agency on Aging and Independent/Elder Maltreatment Alliance Committee. He is a founding board member of the Northern Kentucky Regional Mental Health Court and assisted in the creation and implementation of the Veteran’s Diversion Program that has recently blossomed into a full Veterans Treatment Court to assist our local veterans.
“I want to thank Gov. Bevin for his trust in appointing me as District Judge to the 17th Judicial District, and the Judicial Nominating Commission for giving me this opportunity,” said Blau. “I have spent over a decade serving Campbell County, a place I am proud to call home, as the Chief Assistant County Attorney, and I look forward to continuing my service to our community as our next District Court Judge. I promise that my courtroom will reflect the values instilled in me by my father, Bernard Blau, and grandfather, Ed Blau, which are ethics, integrity and respect.”
Blau currently resides in Alexandria with his wife, Marla Twehues Blau, and their two young sons, Logan and Colin.