Kentucky Judges are under paid and under valued.
Most attorneys know this to be true, however, the public likely has few reasons to even consider the issue. Kentucky's judges are under compensated. This should be important to everyone because we need qualified attorneys filling these positions. In order to keep, and attract the best, Frankfort needs to pay significantly more than they are currently paying our elected judiciary.
A recent article in the Lexington Herald letter quotes our Kentucky Supreme Court Justice who makes a strong argument for raising judicial salaries. Please take time to read this article by clicking on the hyper-link above.