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Panel To Consider Kentucky U.S. Attorney Nominees
Posted By Andrew Ramonas On April 16, 2010 @ 11:49 am In News | Comments Disabled
The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote  on the nominees to lead Kentucky’s U.S. Attorney’s offices at its meeting next Thursday.
– Kerry Harvey (Eastern District of Kentucky): Harvey has been the general counsel and acting inspector general of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services  since 2008. He previously was a partner at Owen, Harvey & Carter. President Barack Obama tapped him on Jan. 20 to succeed U.S. Attorney James A. Zerhusen. Read more about Harvey here .
– David J. Hale (Western District of Kentucky): Hale is a partner at Reed Weitkamp Schell & Vice PLLC  in Louisville, Ky., and a former Assistant U.S. Attorney in the district. Obama nominated him on Jan. 20 to succeed David L. Huber, who stepped down as U.S. Attorney last year. The district’s interim U.S. Attorney is Candace G. Hill. Read more about the nominee here .
The committee has yet to schedule votes for another 23 would-be U.S. Attorneys. The panel has approved 41 U.S. Attorney nominees, 36 of whom have won Senate confirmation.
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