Friday, April 5, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced the appointment of Kenneth Farley as the associate district judge for McCurtain County. He is replacing Michael DeBerry, who resigned. Farley will begin service immediately.
Farley of Idabel is a private practice attorney focusing on bankruptcy and real estate litigation. He also represents several communities such as the towns of Idabel, Haworth, Garvin and Wright City. Prior to managing his own practice, he served as the assistant district attorney in McCurtain County from 1983 to 1986.
Farley also served in the U.S. Navy and received an honorable discharge in 1971. For his service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, and he received a commendation for his service at the U.S. Naval Support Activity in Danang, Vietnam.
“Throughout his career, Kenneth Farley has proven to be an effective and talented professional in both the private and public sector,” Fallin said. “Given his many years of experience, I am confident he will serve the state and McCurtain County well in his new role.”
Farley earned both a bachelor’s and law degree from the University of Oklahoma. He has been an active member of the local community, including service with the Idabel Chamber of Commerce, the Idabel Lions Club and the local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign War.
He and his wife Deborah live in Idabel and have a daughter.