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Gov. Bevin appoints new Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 13th Judicial Circuit

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed Andy Sims, of Nicholasville, as the Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 13th Judicial Circuit of Kentucky.

Sims has served as the Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for 13th Judicial Circuit since 2005. He has extensive investigative and litigation experience in all areas of criminal law, with only one acquittal in his entire career.

“I am immensely thankful to Gov. Bevin for appointing me as the Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 13th Judicial Circuit,” said Sims. “The Lord has blessed me with two wonderful communities to serve and I promise to do so to the best of my abilities. While it may be difficult to fill the shoes of my mentor, Tom Lockridge, I know I’m the man for the job. I’m excited to get started.”

Sims serves as chairman of the Multidisciplinary Team on Child Sexual Abuse in Jessamine and Garrard counties. He is also a nationwide touring lecturer on the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Sims is a graduate of Transylvania University and holds a JD from the University of Kentucky.

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