Today, the Supreme Court unanimously selected Kyle Burton to replace Stacey Pectol as Clerk of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. Kyle is a native of Malvern, Arkansas, and a graduate of Malvern High School. He earned his undergraduate degree in political science and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He graduated with high honors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law in 2011. After law school, Kyle practiced law with an insurance defense law firm, Anderson, Murphy & Hopkins, LLP, for three years before accepting an appellate review attorney position with the Arkansas Supreme Court in 2014. Kyle has served as Interim Clerk of the Courts since September 16, 2022, when Ms. Pectol resigned to pursue other endeavors. Kyle resides near Benton with his wife, Jamie Allyse, and their three children, Kylie, Grayson, and Jackson, and he is a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Kyle’s appointment is effective immediately.