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Kevin S. Shearer was elected the Russell County Attorney in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. He has worked extensively in prosecution cases for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the citizens of Russell County, Kentucky. He also has broad knowledge and expertise in real estate, including but not limited to titles and deed preparation, contracts, and probate.

Kevin graduated from the University of Kentucky with a BA in history and political science and a J.D. in 2000 from the University of Louisville Brandeis College of Law. Kevin, a native of Russell County, has practiced law in Jamestown since graduation from law school in 2000. He served as Assistant Russell County Attorney from 2000-2006 and has served as Russell County Attorney from 2010 to the present.

Kevin has been involved in numerous community organizations including Russell County UK Alumni Club, Russell County Little League, Russell County Special Olympics, Lake Cumberland Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council, Relay for Life and the Russell County Judicial Center Project Development Board. Kevin is an elder at Jamestown Christian Church and is involved in various ministry positions. Kevin is married to Joy, an educator in the Russell County School system, and they have three children.

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