LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The U.S. Senate has confirmed the appointment of a Louisville attorney as a new federal judge for Kentucky.

Rebecca Grady Jennings was confirmed on April 12. She will serve as the judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. She was nominated by President Donald Trump in 2017.

Jennings previously served as director at the Middleton Reutlinger law firm in Louisville.

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