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5:30/4:30 pm
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Angela McCormick Bisig

At first glance, you might easily imagine Angela McCormick Bisig as a model ... but the fashionable mother of three is, in fact, a Jefferson District Court judge.

Angela talks to us about her Louisville life — life on the bench; why she’s a strong supporter of foreign language education for court personnel; and where her interests lie when she doesn’t have a gavel in her hand.

Angela McCormick Bisig has been a Jefferson County District Court Judge since 2002. Prior to being elected judge, Angela worked in private practice with the firms of Frost, Brown Todd & Heyburn, and Greenebaum Doll & McDonald.

Her mentor was the late Judge William E. McAnulty Jr., the first African-American appointed to the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Judge Angela McCormick Bisig Judge Bisig is active in the Louisville International Community, serving on the Boards of the Americana Community Center and Sister Cities of Louisville. She conducts trainings on multicultural issues in our courts and speaks Spanish and French.

Judge Bisig also created the very first Spanish language and Cultural Immersion Program for the Jefferson County Court System.

In addition, Judge Bisig serves on the Board of Directors of the Dare to Care Food Bank and is Chair-Elect of that organization. She is also a regular participant in the Louisville Girl’s Leadership Summit.

Judge Bisig has three sons. She is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Law, and has served on the University’s Board of Trustees.

Outside the courtroom, Judge Bisig is a runner, certified Scuba diver and practices Ashtanga Yoga. She is also a member of St. Agnes Parish.

Program 316
Louisville Life meets a woman who is both a fashionable mom and a district court judge, visits Glassworks flameworking and glassblowing studios, celebrates 125 years of the Kentucky Humane Society, finds out where Louisvillians indulge their sweet tooth cravings and more. (#316)