Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Yates Getting Serious in Bid for 25th

25th District Metro Council candidate David Yates is bringing out the big guns as he officially files for office tomorrow. Yates has scheduled a fundraiser to be hosted by Kentucky Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo on Wednesday, January 27th at 5:30pm. The event is being held at Makespace Media Studio located at 1236 S. Shelby St.

The South Louisville Democrat will face the winner of the Republican primary this May between Dr. Robert Thrasher and incumbent Doug Hawkins.  Click HERE for a map of the 25th District.

Here's more on Yates:
David Yates, born and raised in the South end of Louisville, is a graduate of Holy Cross High School, earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Louisville and the degree of Juris Doctor from Northern Kentucky, Chase College of Law. David has worked for the Legislative Research Commission and clerked with the United States District Court before working with the Commonwealths Attorney’s Office. David served as a Kentucky Assistant Attorney General where he represented the Commonwealth before the Kentucky Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. David was later retained by the UAW Legal Plan where he practiced primarily in consumer protection litigation. He is now the sole owner of a general practice law firm, teaches part-time at JCC Southwest Campus, and supports, volunteers, and participates in numerous events throughout the community.

1 comment:

  1. This guy looks good. Of course a pit viper looks good next to D. Hawkins.