Laurel County Native Named Kentucky Supreme Court Clerk

The Supreme Court of Kentucky has appointed a Laurel County native to be their next clerk. In a news release, the Supreme Court of Kentucky announced Katie Bing as its next clerk. Bing is the fifth person to hold the position. Chief Justice of the Commonwealth Laurance B. VanMeter said Katie’s commitment to the court, coupled with her legal expertise, made her the ideal person for the position. He said he has confidence in her ability to fulfill the vital role of safeguarding the court’s records. Bing is succeeding Kelly Stephens. Stephens left the position in August to serve as the clerk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Along with being a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the National Association Appellate Court Attorneys, Bing is a graduate of Leadership Tri-County, a leadership development program in Knox, Whitley, and Laurel Counties.