FRANKFORT, KY (March 7, 2008) - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has
appointed the Honorable Fred Franklin White to the office of District
Judge for the 34th Judicial District, Division 2, of Kentucky, serving
McCreary and Whitley counties. The vacancy was created when Daniel L. Ballou was elected as Circuit Judge.
White previously practiced law with Kenneth A. Sizemore Law Offices in London, Ky. He received his Juris Doctor from Mississippi College School of Law. He and his wife, Kimberly, live in Williamsburg. They have two children.
This appointment shall serve until the general election on Nov. 4,
When a judicial vacancy occurs, attorneys can recommend someone or
nominate themselves. Nominees return a questionnaire to the Office of
the Chief Justice. The chief justice then meets with the Judicial
Nominating Commission in that area to choose three nominees to submit to the governor. The governor has 60 days to appoint a replacement.