LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- President Barack Obama has nominated U.S. Attorney David J. Hale and Bowling Green lawyer Greg N. Stivers to fill two vacancies on the U.S. District Court bench.
Obama said in a news release announcing the nominations Thursday that he believed Hale and Stivers would serve "with integrity and a steadfast commitment to justice."
Hale has been U.S. attorney for the Western District of Kentucky since 2010. He previously practiced law in Louisville and was an assistant U.S. attorney.
Stivers has practiced in Bowling Green since 1985.