Judge-elect Jacqueline M. Caldwell will be sworn in as a Kentucky Court of Appeals judge this Friday, December 6th, at an investiture ceremony in Bardstown. The event will take place at 1 p.m. central time at the Nelson County Justice Center at 200 Nelson County Plaza. Justice Debra Hembree Lambert of the Supreme Court of Kentucky will administer the oath of office to Judge-elect Caldwell.
Caldwell was elected in November to serve the 3rd Appellate District, Division 1. The district is composed of 27 counties, including Russell County. She succeeds Judge Jonathan R. Spalding, who was appointed to the judgeship to fill the vacancy created when Justice Lambert was elected to the Supreme Court in November 2018.