Murray State alumnus Jeff Roberts was sworn in as a special justice on the Kentucky Supreme Court on April 21.
Roberts took the oath of office for the highest court in Kentucky in his office via teleconference because of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. He will replace Justice Christopher Shea Nickell of the 1st District Supreme Court.
Roberts, a Mayfield, Kentucky, native, has been a personal injury lawyer in Murray since 1992. He received his bachelors in criminal justice at Murray State in 1988 and later earned his juris doctorate from Southern Illinois University in 1992.
As a graduate of Murray State, Roberts acknowledged how his college experience has affected his career positively throughout his past 28 years of practicing law and now filling the role as a special justice on the Kentucky Supreme Court
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