Our Assistant County Attorney team consists of seasoned and experienced attorneys practicing in the criminal and family courts system. We are dedicated public servants who believe in accountability, community safety and equitable outcomes.
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Caroline T. Herald is an Assistant Fayette County Attorney. A native of Breathitt County, Kentucky, she joined the office in 2022.
Caroline earned her B.A from the University of Kentucky in Political Science. She was a member of Kappa Delta sorority and served as parliamentarian. Caroline graduated from Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2021. While in law school, she was a member of the NKU Chase Criminal Law Association, the Trial Team, and served as a representative for her 1L Class. Having exhibited high honor through the art of courtroom advocacy, she was selected as a national member of the Order of Barristers.
During her time in law school, Caroline was a law clerk for Kroener and Hale Law Firm, and Donald Nageliesen, PLLC. She also served as a summer intern for the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office in the 17th judicial circuit of Kentucky, and for the Campbell County District Court Judge.
Prior to joining the Fayette County Attorney’s Office, Caroline served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 14th Judicial Circuit.