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Brian Privett seeks re-election as Circuit Judge


Judge Brian Privett is excited to announce that he is running to retain his seat as Circuit Judge for Bourbon, Scott and Woodford counties. Judge Privett of Paris was appointed to the bench following the retirement of Judge Paul Isaacs.

Before he came to the bench, Judge Privett had a general law office in Paris, where he helped families, farmers and local businesess. He was a city attorney and represented planning and zoning commissions in the area. Judge Privett was also a prosecutor for eight years, for Harrison and Bourbon counties and Assistant Commonwealth Attorney for Bourbon, Scott and Woodford counties.

As a judge, Privett has focused on efficiency, saving taxpayer’s money, and reducing docket size. Judge Privett also oversees Drug Court. He has modernized the program by increasing resources, making it more effective, and by working with community and faith-based groups.

Under Judge Privett’s leadership, the 14th Circuit Drug Court has become one of the best programs in the state.

Judge Privett lives in Paris with his wife Dawn, who is the librarian at Paris Elementary School. They have two daughters. They are active in St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and community groups.

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