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September 17, 2018 #TeamLavery @ The Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival

September 17 #TeamLavery @ The J-town Gaslight Festival

Nonstop campaigning beginning and ending at J-Town’s Gaslight Festival and I’m very happy to report that Jeffersontown will be voting to #RetainJudgeLavery on Nov. 6th. Find out why you should too at www.laveryforjudge.com

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Monday, September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 #TeamLavery @ UAW Picnic

September 17 #TeamLavery @ UAW Picnic

The working families of the UNITED AUTO WORKERS support Judge Darryl Lavery. Find out why you should too at www.laveryforjudge.com
#RetainJudgeLavery  #UAWendorsed #WorkingFamilies4Lavery

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Monday, September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 #TeamLavery @ the Pride Festival

September 17 #TeamLavery @ Pride Festival

YOUR Jefferson Circuit Judge celebrates DIVERSITY and is absolutely committed to FAIRNESS for ALL. If you are too, flip your ballot and VOTE to #RetainJudgeLavery on Nov. 6!

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Monday, September 17, 2018

September 8, 2018 #TeamLavery @ the Middletown Family Fun Festival

September 8 #TeamLavery @ the Middletown Family Fun Festival

Jefferson County FAMILIES want a Circuit Judge who’s totally committed to keeping their community safe and that’s exactly who they have on the bench! #RetainJudgeLavery on Nov. 6  #Families4JudgeLavery  #PublicSafetyJudge

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Monday, September 8, 2018

September 3, 2018 #TeamLavery Celebrates Labor Day with the American Work Force!!!

September 3 #TeamLavery @ 19th Annual Labor Day @the Louisville Zoo

Celebrated Labor Day with the American Work Force!!! I’m so incredibly grateful for the overwhelming labor union support I’ve received and absolutely proud to have them on #TeamLavery#RetainJudgeLavery on Nov. 6 #Labor4Lavery

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Monday, September 3, 2018

August 26, 2018 #TeamLavery @ the Jazz Concert in Central Park

August 26 #TeamLavery @ Central  Park

It sure was a hot one at the Jazz Concert in Central Park, but I kept everyone cool with #RetainJudgeLavery fans, which were a big hit! And I thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many great people tonight. Thank you Councilman David James for sponsoring tonight’s amazing concert.

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Sunday, August 26, 2018

August 12, 2018 #TeamLavery @ St. Joe’s Picnic

August 12 #TeamLavery @ St. Joe’s Picnic

St. Joe’s Picnic, where you reconnect with old friends and make new ones! #TeamLavery was out in full force with supporters waving those fans! Unfortunately, I managed to get a little hoarse from repeatedly yelling, “You’re a winner” to every kid at the Duck Pond (every child wins, but they don’t know that)!! All in good fun.

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Sunday, August 12, 2018

August 12, 2018 #TeamLavery @ Men of Quality, an Omega Psi Phi Sponsored Mentoring Program

August 12 #TeamLavery @ Men of Quality Event

Attended a great event last night for Men of Quality, an Omega Psi Phi-sponsored mentoring program that strives to close the achievement gap by encouraging young males to make positive choices, succeed academically and become responsible leaders. I have long believed that mentoring programs can meaningfully impact the lives of young men who need direction and thanks to these Omega mentors, that’s getting done!

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Sunday, August 12, 2018

August 5, 2018 #TeamLavery @ St. Matthews Street Festival

August 5 #TeamLavery @ St. Matthews Street Festival

#TeamLavery traveled from the South End last weekend to St. Matthews this weekend to meet more fine folks eager to #RetainJudgeLavery in November!

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Sunday, August 5, 2018

July 28, 2018 #TeamLavery @ Buy Local Fair in Iroquois Park

July 28 #TeamLavery @ Buy Local Fair in Iroquois Park

The diversity and independent spirit of Louisville’s South End is a wonderful thing and both shined through at the Buy Local Fair at Iroquois Park. I truly enjoyed meeting so many amazing people this afternoon and welcoming them to #TeamLavery (along with all those who have already endorsed my campaign). I’m told Louisville’s South End will definitely be voting to #RetainJudgeLavery in November!

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Saturday, July 28, 2018

July 13, 2018 Packed House to #RetainJudgeLavery!

July 13 Packed House to #RetainJudgeLavery!

Huge turnout last night at the #RetainJudgeLavery Event at Le Moo. Many thanks to my former law partners at Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP for hosting the event, along with so many of my friends and former colleagues from the bar who served as co-hosts. #TeamLavery grows larger and larger every day and I’m very grateful to have such enormous support behind me as I approach Election Day on Nov. 6.

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Friday, July 13, 2018

April 23 2018 Courier Journal

Here’s who a Louisville judicial group wants as next Jefferson Circuit Court judge

A group of Louisville lawyers and other community members has announced its pick in a contested Jefferson Circuit Court race. Citizens for Better Judges selected Darryl Lavery as the most qualified candidate to preside over division two of Jefferson Circuit Court. Lavery is already serving on the bench, appointed by Gov. Matt Bevin last July following the retirement of longtime judge James Shake. Read More…

April 2, 2018 Louisville Bar Association

2018 Judicial Candidates Poll Results

March 31, 2018 Event at the Frankfort Avenue Easter Parade

March 31 Frankfort Avenue Easter Parade

Beautiful day at the Frankfort Avenue Easter Parade. Thanks to #TeamLavery, Jefferson County is going to #RetainJudgeLavery in November and keep an experienced, qualified judge right where he belongs! And a special thank you goes to CJ Haunz for providing such a great vintage fire truck for today’s parade. HAPPY EASTER Everyone!!

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Saturday, March 31, 2018

March 29, 2018 Event to #RetainJudgeLavery Fundraiser at 1400 Willow

March 29 Fundraiser at 1400 Willow

Tonight, #TeamLavery demonstrated that it has the absolute best supporters. All of these fine folks braved the pouring rain to attend #RetainJudgeLavery‘s fundraiser and I am very grateful. With their help and YOURS, we are going to take the campaign’s message of keeping an experienced and qualified trial judge on the bench to ALL of Jefferson County. And a HUGE THANK YOU is owed to tonight’s hosts for their incredible generosity (Ted Steinbock, Mason and Rick Rummel, Henry Heuser and Deborah Bilitski)!

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Thursday, March 29, 2018

March 22, 2018 Event to #RetainJudgeLavery

March 22 Event #RetainJudgeLavery

I am so incredibly thankful for another great turnout at tonight’s event to #RetainJudgeLavery! A huge THANK YOU to tonight’s hosts, Ozair Shariff and Janice and David Klapheke, and to all those who attended and contributed. Let’s keep this momentum going all the way to November 6!

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Thursday, March 22, 2018

March 10, 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Parade with #RetainJudgeLavery

Introduced myself to a ton of voters today who want to keep experienced, qualified judges in Circuit Court and had a lot of fun doing so! #RetainJudgeLavery

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Saturday, March 10, 2018

March 8, 2018 Fundraiser at Volare

#RetainJudgeLavery @ Volare

I’m so incredibly grateful for the packed house we had last night at Volare and I’m thrilled to have so many supporters committed to #RetainJudgeLavery in November!

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Saturday, March 10, 2018

March 4, 2018 Susan & Raymond Smith Fundraiser

The momentum continues to build as Judge Lavery and #TeamLavery work tirelessly to keep an experienced, qualified judge on the bench. Please join Judge Lavery’s campaign to keep this momentum going so we can #RetainJudgeLavery in November! And a HUGE Thank You to Susan and Raymond Smith for hosting tonight’s successful fundraiser.

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Sunday, March 4, 2018

February 11, 2018 Kickoff Fundraiser Slideshow!

There will be many more of these to come so please “Like” my Campaign Page to be a part of future events so we can #RetainJudgeLavery in November!

Posted by Judge Darryl Lavery on Sunday, February 11, 2018

January 2018 issue of “Bar Briefs”, Louisville Bar Association

Behind the Bench:  Judge Lavery Proves You Can “Judge” a Criminal Case Even Though You Have Never Tried One as a Lawyer

“Judge Darryl Lavery certainly seems to be rising to the challenge.”

-Charlie Ricketts is a member of the LBA Bar Briefs Editorial Board, a Past President of the LBA and former KBA Bar Governor

December 2017 issue of “Bar Briefs”, Louisville Bar Association

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

“Kentucky governors actually do get involved in selecting judges on occasion. When Jim Shake retired this past spring Governor Bevin appointed Darryl Lavery to fill that vacancy. I can tell you that the Governor made a wonderful choice.  Judge Lavery has been busting his butt to learn all the ropes. He has already presided over several trials and is earning solid reviews. He really seems to weigh all aspects of things and wants to make the right ruling irrespective of what is easiest or most politically expedient.  His work ethic and intellect are admirable.

So, I extend my sincere thanks to the Nominating Commission and to the Governor for my new colleague. Darryl Lavery is a great addition to the Jefferson Circuit Court.  He continues a proud tradition of fantastic judges in Division Two.”

-Chief Judge Charles L. Cunningham Jr. presides in Division 4 of Jefferson Circuit Court.