Kentucky Court of Justice
McLean County Circuit Court Clerk Stephanie King-Logsdon elected president of Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- McLean County Circuit Court Clerk Stephanie King-Logsdon has been elected by her fellow circuit clerks to serve as president of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks. King-Logsdon was elected to the office during the 2011 Circuit Clerks Summer College held June 14-16 in Florence, Ky. Her term as KACCC president began immediately and is for one year. King-Logsdon succeeds Jefferson County Circuit Court Clerk David L. Nicholson as president.
Circuit court clerks have offices in all 120 Kentucky counties and are responsible for managing the records of circuit and district courts and issuing Kentucky driver licenses and identification cards. The McLean County Office of Circuit Court Clerk is located in the McLean County Courthouse Annex at 210 Main St. in Calhoun.
“It’s an honor to be elected president of an association of officials who are elected from all 120 counties and serve in such an important role for the public,” King-Logsdon said. “I look forward to working with Chief Justice John Minton and the Kentucky Supreme Court, my fellow circuit clerks and Administrative Office of the Courts personnel to better serve McLean County and the citizens throughout our state through the Offices of Circuit Court Clerk. I appreciate the hard work and dedication of my staff who will help with the additional workload while I carry out my new duties during the next year.”
King-Logsdon was first elected McLean County circuit court clerk in 2001 and is now serving her second term. Prior to being elected KACCC president, she served the association as 2nd vice president, 1st vice president, secretary, chair of the Bylaws and Nominating committees and vice chair of the Legislation and Education committees. She serves on the board for Trust for Life. The KACCC sponsors Trust For Life to promote organ and tissue donation through driver licensing and the Kentucky Organ Donor registry.
King-Logsdon previously served as a paralegal for more than 20 years. She was the third person in Kentucky to be certified as a legal assistant through the National Association of Legal Assistants. Prior to her election as McLean County circuit court clerk, she worked as a paralegal for Sullivan, Mountjoy, Stainback & Miller in Owensboro for seven years. She previously served on the board of the Kentucky Paralegal Association and was a member of the Western Kentucky Paralegals Association.
She graduated from Raytown South High School in Raytown, Mo., one of the many places her family lived as they moved around for her father’s work in the U.S. Air Force. She has lived in McLean County, where her parents grew up, for 34 years. She serves as secretary for the board of the McLean County Community Coalition.
Circuit Court Clerks
Circuit court clerks are constitutionally elected officials and serve a six-year term. They provide professional recordkeeping, receive money due the courts, pay money to required parties and to the state, record legal documents, provide legal documents and other legal materials, maintain the jury system, administer oaths, handle affidavits and issue driver licenses and non-driver ID cards.
Administrative Office of the Courts
The Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort is the operations arm for the state court system and supports the activities of nearly 3,300 court system employees and 403 elected justices, judges and circuit court clerks. As the fiscal agent for the Kentucky Court of Justice, the AOC executes the Judicial Branch budget.