Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Fletcher Appoints Glenn E. Acree to Kentucky Court of Appeals

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, August 15, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

Judge Acree will serve the court’s 5th Appellate District, Division 2

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.