Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Fletcher Appoints Administrative Law Judge in Office of Workers' Claims

Press Release Date:  Friday, January 26, 2007  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed Chris Davis, of Louisville, as an administrative law judge in the Kentucky Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Claims.

Davis received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and a juris doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law.  Prior to his appointment, Davis practiced law with Fulton & Devlin in Louisville.  He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and is married to Suzanne Davis.

The Office of Workers’ Claims has exclusive jurisdiction over workers’ compensation claims in Kentucky. Approximately 80,000 employers and 1.7 million employees are covered under Kentucky’s workers’ compensation law.   Administrative law judges in the Office of Workers’ Claims conduct hearings, supervise the presentation of evidence and render final decision, orders, or awards on cases presented before them.