Governor Ernie Fletcher today appointed Glenn E. Acree and Judge Thomas Wine to the Ct. of Appeals

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher today appointed Glenn E. Acree as Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, 5th Appellate District, Division 2.
Judge Acree replaces Judge Julia Tackett, who retired. The appointment is effective immediately.
“Glenn Acree holds a broad knowledge of the judicial system and tremendous dedication to the field of law,? said Governor Fletcher. “He will do an exceptional job as a Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals.? 
“I am honored and humbled by the confidence the Governor has shown in me by making this appointment,? said Judge Acree. “I look forward to undertaking the important work of the Court of Appeals as soon as possible.?
A native of Baltimore and resident of Lexington since his admission to the Kentucky Bar Association in 1985, Acree received his bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Kentucky, his master’s degree in American history from the University of Maryland, and his juris doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Acree has been sole practitioner in the Acree Law Office since 1997. He and his wife, Lisa Tarleton (Hahn) Acree have two children, Matthew and Taylor.
Governor Ernie Fletcher also appointed Judge Thomas B. Wine as Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, 4th Appellate District, Division 1.
Judge Wine replaces Judge William E. McAnulty, who was appointed to the Supreme Court of Kentucky. The appointment is effective immediately.
“Judge Wine’s judicial and legal background make him highly qualified for this position,? said Governor Fletcher. “He will do an exceptional job as a Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals.? 
“I am honored by this opportunity to continue my judicial service as an appellate court judge,? said Judge Wine. “I appreciate the trust Governor Fletcher has in me and will work hard to ensure all members of our community are treated fairly and impartially.?
A native of Louisville, Judge Wine received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville and his juris doctorate from the University of Louisville School of Law. Judge Wine has served as a circuit court judge in Jefferson County since 1992. He is a member of the Kentucky, Louisville and American Bar Associations. Wine and his wife, Anne Marie Wine, have two children, Daniel and Matthew.

 

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