Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Fletcher Appoints Judge Thomas Wine to the Kentucky Court of Appeals

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

Judge Wine will serve the court’s 4th Appellate District, Division 1

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher today appointed Judge Thomas B. Wine as Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, 4th Appellate District, Division 1.

Judge Wine replaces Judge William E. McAnulty, who was appointed to the Supreme Court of Kentucky. The appointment is effective immediately.

“Judge Wine’s judicial and legal background make him highly qualified for this position,” said Governor Fletcher. “He will do an exceptional job as a Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals.” 

“I am honored by this opportunity to continue my judicial service as an appellate court judge,” said Judge Wine. “I appreciate the trust Governor Fletcher has in me and will work hard to ensure all members of our community are treated fairly and impartially.”

A native of Louisville, Judge Wine received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville and his juris doctorate from the University of Louisville School of Law. Judge Wine has served as a circuit court judge in Jefferson County since 1992. He is a member of the Kentucky, Louisville and American Bar Associations. Wine and his wife, Anne Marie Wine, have two children, Daniel and Matthew.