David Buckingham (judge)
|Associate Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court|
|Assumed office |
March 27, 2019
|Appointed by||Matt Bevin|
|Preceded by||Bill Cunningham|
|Education||Murray State University|
University of Louisville School of Law (J.D.)
David Buckingham is an Associate Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court.
State judicial career
He began his 29-year judicial career in 1982 as a district judge for the 42nd Judicial District. Following that role, Judge Buckingham served as a circuit judge for the 42nd Judicial Circuit from 1987-1996. Judge Buckingham served as a Kentucky Court of Appeals judge from 1997-2005 and as the senior judge on the Kentucky Court of Appeals from 2006-2010.
Appointment to Kentucky Supreme Court
Buckingham was one of three candidates to put forth his name for consideration. On March 27, 2019, Governor Matt Bevin appointed Buckingham to the Supreme Court, to the seat vacated by the retirement of Bill Cunningham.
- Nicole Burton (March 27, 2019). "Gov. Bevin Appoints Hon. David C. Buckingham to First Supreme Court District of Kentucky". Kentucky.gov. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
- Latek, Tom. "Murray attorney to fill vacancy on Kentucky Supreme Court". Kentucky Today. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
- Wright, John (March 15, 2019). "Buckingham seeks seat on state Supreme Court". Murray Ledger and Times. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
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