Three nominees named
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 10, 2017) — The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Justice Michelle M. Keller on behalf of Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., today announced nominees to fill the vacant District Court judgeship for Bracken, Fleming and Mason counties. The counties make up the 19th Judicial District. The seat has been vacant since Judge Frank M. McCartney passed away in January.
- Kimberly Leet Razor of Flemingsburg — Razor is a partner in the law firm of MacDonald, Walton & Razor and serves as a domestic relations commissioner for Bracken, Fleming and Mason counties. She is the trial commissioner for Fleming County District Court and master commissioner for Fleming County Circuit Court. She received her juris doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law.
- Jeffrey Louis Schumacher of Maysville — Schumacher has been an attorney for 25 years, during which he has served as an assistant county prosecutor, a criminal defense attorney, a juvenile attorney and a domestic relations attorney, among other roles. He is the trial commissioner for Mason County District Court and master commissioner for Mason County Circuit Court. He received his juris doctor from Northern Kentucky University’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law.
- Jacqueline Suzanne Wright of Maysville — Wright has served 12 years as assistant county prosecutor for Mason County and is in private practice with the law firm of Fox, Wood, Wood & Estill. She is also the attorney for Mason County Fiscal Court. Wright received her juris doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law.