DBL Law Partner Patrick Hughes was recently appointed to the Kentucky’s State Board of Medical Licensure by Governor Steve Beshear. This is a four-year appointment. The State Board of Medical Licensure is responsible for overseeing physician licensure and compliance with the Medical Practice Act. In addition, the Board regulates the practice of physician assistants, surgical assistants, athletic trainers and acupuncturists in Kentucky.
Patrick is a veteran of state government, previously serving as the Chief Deputy Attorney General for Attorney General Jack Conway, as an attorney in the Department of Financial Institutions and as a senior staff member in the Finance and Administration Cabinet from 1995 to 1997 during the administrations of Gov. Brereton Jones and Gov. Paul Patton.
Patrick practices extensively in the areas of administrative law, government regulation and licensing, banking, commercial transactions and economic development.
Patrick serves as co-chair of the Monica Hughes Children’s Fund of Children, Inc. He has also served on the Board of Education for Covington Latin School, the Board of Directors of Senior Services of Northern Kentucky, Board of Directors of Family Services of Greater Cincinnati and the Kenton County Library Foundation.
Patrick is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Business and received his law degree from the University of Kentucky. He currently resides in Edgewood, Ky. with his family.« Back to news