pulaski county attorney
Martin Hatfield was born and raised in Pulaski County and is a native of the Nancy community. He is currently serving as your Pulaski County Attorney where his duties include:
Prior to being elected County Attorney, Martin served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Kentucky for 16 years, managing the London field office during a substantial portion of that time. While with the U.S. Attorney's Office, he was selected by the U.S. Department of Justice to assist in the training of new federal prosecutors from across the country. During his tenure as an AUSA, Martin received several special act and service awards from the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorney, and numerous federal, state and local law enforcement agencies recognizing his service to the citizens of Kentucky and the nation.
Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, he served as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for Pulaski and Rockcastle counties for 4 1/2 years.
Martin is a graduate of Nancy High School (1976), Somerset Community College (BS 1978), Eastern Kentucky University (BS 1980) and the University of Louisville (now Brandeis) School of Law (1984). Debbie, his wife of 34 years, is a kindergarten teacher at Pulaski Elementary School. They have two daughters, Mackenzie, a Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Special Agent, is married to NCIS Special Agent Mike Patrick and stationed at Parris Island, South Carolina with his two children Aiden and Ayla. Their second daughter, Madison, is also a 2nd grade teacher at Pulaski Elementary. Martin is the son of Avery and Lois Hatfield.
Above and beyond his duties as County Attorney, Martin maintains a commitment to public service and has dedicated over 30 years of his life to this service. Martin has served on various boards, councils and committees and has received several accolades for his outstanding public service as outlined below.
Public Service at the Local Level:
Public Service at the State Level:
Martin employs a team of assistants and staff who share the same drive, desire to serve, and love of Pulaski County. Together, they work hard to meet your needs.