September 01, 2007

KY: "we're losing a brain trust"

From the News-Enterprise:

Justice Done - After 27 years of defending rights of poor, Holbert retires

To complete 27 years in any occupation is an accomplishment, but to do that time fighting for the indigent and people charged with crimes, is a career worth talking about.

Larry Holbert, veteran defender of the accused in Hardin County, completed his time as an attorney for the Department of Public Advocacy in motion hour Tuesday.

“There’s a satisfaction in getting justice done,” Holbert said. “And just like any other defense attorney, guilt or innocence plays no bearing on my job...”