David Buckingham (judge)

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David Buckingham
Associate Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court
Assumed office
March 27, 2019
Appointed byMatt Bevin
Preceded byBill Cunningham
Personal details
EducationMurray State University
University of Louisville School of Law (J.D.)

David Buckingham is an Associate Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Education[edit]

Buckingham graduated from Murray State University in 1974 and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville School of Law in 1977.[1][2]

State judicial career[edit]

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.[1][2]

Appointment to Kentucky Supreme Court[edit]

Buckingham was one of three candidates to put forth his name for consideration.[3] On March 27, 2019, Governor Matt Bevin appointed Buckingham to the Supreme Court, to the seat vacated by the retirement of Bill Cunningham.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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.
  2. ^ a b c Latek, Tom. "Murray attorney to fill vacancy on Kentucky Supreme Court". Kentucky Today. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  3. ^ Wright, John (March 15, 2019). "Buckingham seeks seat on state Supreme Court". Murray Ledger and Times. Retrieved April 17, 2019.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Bill Cunningham
Associate Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court
2019–present
Incumbent