Tom Wine Receives Award

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Tom Wine, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 30th Judicial Circuit (comprised of Jefferson County), was presented the Sword of Justice Award by the Kentucky Commonwealth’s Attorney Association at the annual Kentucky Prosecutors Winter Meeting. The award was presented by Rob Sanders, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 16th Judicial Circuit (comprised of Kenton County) and current president of the Kentucky Commonwealth Attorney’s Association. The Sword of Justice Award is given in recognition of individual actions or achievements in the pursuit of justice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. In presenting the award Sanders stated that “Tom exemplifies the honor, integrity and dedication of a model prosecutor and he has worked to improve the criminal justice system for all participants, including criminal defendants.” He concluded stating that “Tom is respected by Commonwealth’s Attorneys across Kentucky for his experience, sense of fairness and teamwork. Tom’s many years of experience as a respected member of the bench are evident in the way he approaches his job as a felony prosecutor. The Kentucky Commonwealth’s Attorney Association wanted to recognize Tom’s outstanding work and thank him for his dedicated service.”

The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office occupies a critical position in the criminal justice system. Commonly referred to as the District Attorney in most states, the Commonwealth’s Attorney must focus the power of the state on those who defy its laws. As legal representative for the people, the Commonwealth’s Attorney has the duty to seek justice for all. Visit for more information.




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