Jefferson County Special Bailiff Association, Inc.

About Us

Who we are

The Jefferson County Special Bailiff Association, Inc., or JCSBA, is a nonprofit organization founded in 2016 to unite and provide a network to Special Bailiffs and Process Personnel in Jefferson County, Kentucky. 

What is a Special Bailiff?

454.145  Court may appoint person to serve particular process.

The court, for good cause, may appoint a person to serve a particular process or order, and he shall have the same power to execute it which a sheriff has.  His return must be verified by his affidavit. He shall be entitled to the fees allowed to sheriffs for similar services.

Our mission statement

To establish standards of excellence by creating a resource network for Special Bailiffs and Process Personnel. 

Our Founders

Steve Thomas

President / Treasurer

Director/Owner of Kentucky Special Investigative Unit, Steve started as a Private Investigator in 1991; he now owns the company and runs a team of Private Investigators and Process Servers.  Specializes in insurance fraud, criminal defense, infidelity, child custody and witness location. Steve is also the co-founder of the Kentucky Society of Professional Investigators, Inc.

Kevin Duckworth


Kevin Duckworth is a Bonded Jefferson County Court Appointed Special Bailiff. He owns Duckworth Process, LLC which has been in business for 4+ years earning an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. Kevin served in the United States Marine Corp and has also worked for the State of Kentucky as a Correctional Officer at Kentucky State Reformatory. Kevin is a graduate of Valley High School and has also worked as a Private Investigator since 2013 with KYSIU.

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Jefferson County Special Bailiff Association, Inc.

239 S. 5th Street, Suite 1022, Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 409-3675

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Jefferson County Special Bailiff Association, Inc.

239 S. 5th Street, Suite 1022, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, United States

(502) 409-3675

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