Born on December 29, 1980 and a seventh-generation Kentuckian.
Flannery is married to former Greenup County native, Keri Vanderhoof Flannery, an elementary school teacher in Carter County. The Flannery family resides in Olive Hill and are the proud parents of one daughter named Demi Rose Flannery.
Education: Georgetown College (KY) with a degree in Political Science and Communications in 2003. While at Georgetown, Flannery was a four-year letterman on the gridiron and was a starting lineman for the school’s national championship football team. He attended the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University and graduated in 2008.
Admissions & Memberships: Admitted to practice in Commonwealth of Kentucky and in the Eastern District of Kentucky Federal Court. Flannery is currently a member or the Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Justice Association and the National Rifle Association.
A Lawyer Focused on the Constitution
The U.S. Constitution presumes everyone's innocence until they are proven guilty and beyond a reasonable doubt. And so does Patrick Flannery.
The U.S. Constitution gives every citizen a right to a trial by jury and equal protection under the law. Patrick Flannery believes in protecting your rights.
A Record of Service and Success
Mr. Flannery has consistently served his community and the people throughout his career. Flannery was elected in November 2010 as the Carter County Attorney, at the age of 29 and served in that capacity until January of 2015. On the date of his election, he was believed to be the youngest elected prosecutor in Kentucky.
In his role as Carter County Attorney, Flannery served as the chief prosecutor in District Court, Child Support Enforcement and counsel to the Carter County Fiscal Court and Carter County Board of Elections. Flannery was appointed by the Office of Attorney General to be special prosecutor on more than thirty cases; misdemeanors and felony. Flannery ran an award winning office, being recognized once as Prosecutor of the Year and twice as Public Official of the Year for his efforts in helping families hurt by addiction.
Flannery’s years as a prosecutor brings trial experience and training. Flannery is a graduate of the Kentucky Prosecutor’s Institute, two conferences on the prosecution of drunk and impaired drivers, and the NDAA’s CDL Crash Course which focuses on the prosecution of distracted and impaired drivers of commercial vehicles.
In addition to that Mr. Flannery is also a graduate of the American Justice Association’s Trial Advocacy College: Essentials of Civil Litigation and also has attended multiple seminars on election law seminars and child support enforcement.
In 2012 and 2014 he was chosen as the Reader’s Choice award for best attorney in Carter County by the readers of the local newspaper.