Mr. Balliet received the Defender Achievement Award from the California Public Defender's Association in 1986. Since moving to Kentucky he received the Prosecutor of the Year Award presented by the Kentuckianas' Voice for Crime Victims for 1994.Mr.
Balliet is a professional member of the Kentucky Bar Association, and an inactive member of the California Bar Association. Mr. Balliet was certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization from 1978 to 1990. Mr. Balliet is the Division Chief for the General Trial Division B.Married, with two grown children. Both are musicians.