Jeffrey Apperson, July 19, 2018


Jeffrey Apperson, former Clerk of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.

In this interview, Apperson discusses his nearly thirty years with the Western District Court, first as Clerk for the Bankruptcy Court (1983-1991) and then for the District as a whole (1991-2010). He shares memories about the bankruptcy judges and federal judges with whom he worked, changes in the Western District during his tenure, the role of technology in the Court’s functions, and various organizations within the Judicial Branch in which he and the Western District judges participated.




Anu Kasarabada


Jeffrey Apperson

Interview Keyword

Bankruptcy clerks
Bankruptcy courts
Court consolidation
Case management
District clerks
International courts
Judge G. William Brown
Judge Edward H. Johnstone
Multi-district cases


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Jeffrey Apperson, July 19, 2018, John G. Heyburn II Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.