Kentucky Attorney Charles E. English nominated to American Bar Association Board of Governors

by Mandy Hicks

CHICAGO – Charles E. English of Bowling Green, Ky., has been nominated to serve on the American Bar Association Board of Governors. If elected, English will serve as the representative for District 5, which encompasses the state of Kentucky, and his term will begin at the commencement of the ABA Annual Meeting in August.

English is a founding member of English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley LLP, where his practice encompasses civil litigation, corporate, banking and trusts, and estate matters.

English, a longtime member of the ABA, has remained active in the organization, serving in its House of Delegates, the association’s policy-making body, and on the Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary.

English also serves on the Kentucky Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Judicial Nominating Committee and is a member of Kentucky’s Judicial Campaign Conduct Committee. He is former president of the Kentucky Bar Association, holding a life membership to the Judicial Conference for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

English has been recognized for his contributions to the profession as the recipient of the KBA’s Outstanding Lawyer Award and an inductee to the University of Kentucky College of Law Hall of Fame. He obtained his bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Kentucky.

With more than 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

CAPTION: Kentucky Public Advocate Edward C. Monohan, Jon L. Fleischaker, Sheryl G. Snyder, Charles E. English and Daniel T. Goyette, Executive Director of the Louisville-Jefferson County Public Defender Corporation.