Governor Beshear has appointed Robert L. Swisher and Jeanie Owen Miller administrative law judges in the Department of Workers’ Claims. Swisher, who replaces ALJ Donna Terry, is a partner with the Northern Kentucky based workers’ compensation defense firm of Jones, Dietz & Swisher. Swisher is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Kentucky College of Law. He has been licensed to practice law since 1979.
Miller, who replaces ALJ Irene Steen, is an Owensboro, Kentucky attorney with several degrees from the University of Kentucky. Miller’s law practice focused primarily on personal injury, disability and workers’ compensation law. She has been licensed to practice law since 1984.
Both will serve terms expiring Dec. 31, 2013. The appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2010.