“For seven generations, my family has lived in Western Kentucky. I love this community and I am committed to bettering the lives of all those who live here. I look forward to a service focused approach to meeting the needs of our communities in 2024.”

Craig Richardson

Meet Craig Richardson

7th Generation Christian County Resident

  • Western Kentucky Native.
  • Graduate of University Heights Academy in Hopkinsville.
  • Local Attorney with the Law Firm of Richardson and Craig.

Craig Richardson is a seventh-generation resident of Christian County.

The youngest of four brothers, Craig was raised in Hopkinsville by his loving mother, who taught for 27 years in public schools, and his devoted father, a local attorney.

With a background in real estate management, Craig’s legal work today focuses on estate planning and real estate transactions. He has spent many years helping property owners and managers navigate the legal system. Craig has also helped his clients with issues related to bankruptcy, guardianship, and disability. As of 2021, Craig practices at the local law firm of Richardson and Craig.

Craig is often busy with local community and church engagements. He has been involved in church leadership for several years, has served a two-year church mission to Brazil, and he coordinates regional initiatives for thousands of church members as an Executive Secretary.

Craig lives in Hopkinsville with his wife, Katie, and their daughter, Collins. Katie is the current oncology pharmacist at Jennie Stuart Medical Center.

In their spare time, the Richardson family can be found enjoying the great outdoors and when possible…fishing!

Experienced Local Leader

Craig was elected President of the Christian County Bar Association, where he has served as Treasurer and Vice President. Other notable positions include:

  • Pennyrile Arts Council (current board member and next board president).
  • Kiwanis Club of Hopkinsville (past board member).
  • Current Board Member of the Bruce Convention Center (current board member).
  • Leadership Hopkinsville, Class of 2022.
  • (proud) Eagle Scout.