From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Williams, Erica Lee

(born: 1977) 

Judge Erica Lee Williams is a district court judge in Louisville, KY, division 17. She was first appointed a judge in 2009 by Kentucky Governor Steve Breshear, and in 2010, Judge Williams defeated A. Christian Ward by about 200 votes to retain her judgeship [source: J. Riley, "3 African-American appointees elected," Louisville Courier-Journal, 11/03/2010, p.K.8, News section]. Judge Williams was born in Berlin, Germany, and is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky Law School [source: M. Fernandez, "STYLEMAKER; The accent's on smile," Louisville Courier-Journal, 11/28/2009, p.S.4].

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NKAA Source: Courier-Journal [Louisville] (newspaper)

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