Lee Circuit Court Clerk Emma C. Adams, who was suspended last week pending an investigation into possible official misconduct, has retired.
The Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort initiated the investigation. The AOC’s audit of the clerk’s office will continue in conjunction with a criminal investigation by the Office of Attorney General, according to a news release.
Owsley Circuit Court Clerk
A. Michael Mays is serving as special circuit court clerk for the office until a new clerk is appointed. The office is operating with normal business hours.