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Meet Mason

This is the website for the 2010 election campaign of (former) District and Circuit/Family Court Judge Mason Trenaman. Judge Trenaman wishes to thank the thousands of supporters who so graciously supported him while he was on the Bench. Judge Trenaman has now re-established his private practice where he practices primarily in the areas of personal injury (automobile accident) litigation and family law. Judge Trenaman is associated with other lawyers who practice in additional areas as well.


Judge Trenaman can be contacted to discuss various issues at his private law practice which is located at:

Trenaman Law Office

600 West Main Street, Suite 500
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
(502) 272-2002
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Judge Mason Trenaman was raised in Louisville’s southend as the oldest of five childrenand is a life-long resident of Louisville, Kentucky. Mason’s humble roots have taught him the value of hard work, appreciation for those who have gone before him, and the importance of education. He is a graduate of duPont Manual High School, Murray State University,and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law.


Judge Mason Trenaman is a presiding judge in the Jefferson District Court in Louisville, Kentucky. Prior to his service on the District Court bench, Judge Trenaman served for four years as a Circuit Court Judge assigned to the Jefferson Family Court. He has over 22 years combined judicial, prosecutorial, and private practice experience in the Louisville legal community. Mason invites you to explore this website where you will find further discussion of his extensive professional qualifications including Judicial experience in both District and Circuit/ Family Court; Prosecutor in the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney; Prosecutor in the Office of the Jefferson County Attorney; Hearing Officer (Administrative Law Judge) with Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health; internship with the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps; and his successful private civil and family law practice.


As a young boy, Mason was inspired by many educators and adults who took an interest in his academics and encouraged him to pursue college. As a result he became aware of the importance of mentoring a younger generation. While working as a prosecutor with the Fatal Accident Support Team, Mason began presenting for Operation Sober. This powerful program warned area high school students of the perils of drinking and driving.From that time forward, Mason has been extremely committed to speaking with and mentoring literally hundreds of students. Two of his most notable accomplishments in this area include Founder of the American Bar Association Minority & Economically Disadvantaged Student Mentoring Program and Volunteer Truancy Judge at Western Middle School. Judge Trenaman will continue his commitment to mentoring a younger generation by launching a series of educational programs this coming year.


IMG_0197bJudge Trenaman has been married to his wife, Stephanie, for 11 years, and they have two children, Mason Lee (9) and Madison (7). Mason and Stephanie are both products of the Jefferson County Public School System and are very pleased with their decision to place both children in their current JCPS elementary school. Judge Trenaman and his family provide certified nursery care, a temporary loving home for newborn infants awaiting permanent placement with their new adoptive families. In the words of Mason Lee and Madison, their family welcomes these infants into their home because, "we love babies, and we teach them to love and be loved."


Judge Trenaman believes that a strong family is built on a firm foundation. He has been extremely active with church, charity, and civic organizations, both locally and globally, his entire adult life. Mason and his family are members of the Westport Road Church of Christ, and attend Bible studies and Saturday services at Southeast Christian Church.He has been involved with numerous local organizations, including Habitat for Humanity and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). In addition, he has served on the board of Cane Run Elementary School Family Resource Center. He and his family support the global ministries of Heifer International and The Smile Train.Mason and his wife have a strong commitment to teaching their children about the needs and service opportunities of this community. Starting from the time they were able to walk, the children continue to help provide volunteer delivery for Meals on Wheels through South Louisville Community Ministries. In addition, each child now participates eagerly and voluntarily in a tradition that was begun for them on their first birthdays.Instead of receiving birthday presents, they collect art supplies and deliver them to the children of Kosair Hospital.


In his free time Mason enjoys being a Scout Leader, Lyndon Assistant Baseball Coach, and Upward Youth Basketball Coach.


Judge Trenaman feels especially blessed to be given the privilege of serving his hometown community as a Judge on the Jefferson District Court.