Arkansas Tech University, B.A.; University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D.; Judge Advocates General School, Charlottesville, Virginia; Civil Affairs School, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Command and General Staff, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
Law clerk for Justice Frank Holt of the Arkansas Supreme Court; Assistant Judge Advocate General; Twenty-six years with Gregg, Hart, and Farris in Batesville, Arkansas; Legal Adviser to the 306 Civil Affairs Group; Assistant Staff Judge Advocate; Commander, 32nd JAG.
Prior Judicial Experience:
Special Chief Justice, Arkansas Supreme Court; Special Justice, Arkansas Supreme Court.
American Bar Association; Arkansas Bar Association; Independence County Bar Association; American Veterans (Post 7); American Legion (Post 43); Mountain View, Arkansas, Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors of the Mountain View General Hospital.
Josephine Linker, Casenote, Taxation—Capital Gains—Exchange of “Like Kind” Property, 24 Ark. L. Rev. 142 (1970). Judge Josephine Linker Hart & Guilford M. Dudley, Available Post-Trial Relief After a State Criminal Conviction When Newly Discovered Evidence Establishes “Actual Innocence,” 22 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 629 (2000). Judge Josephine Linker Hart & Guilford M. Dudley, The Unpublished Rules of the Arkansas Court of Appeals: The Internal Rules and Procedures of the Arkansas Court of Appeals, 33 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 109 (2011).
Military Service: Active Duty: Assistant Adjutant General, United States Army-Japan; Military Service: Reserves: Colonel, Judge Advocates Corp. Member, Arkansas Law Review; Past Chairman, Arkansas Board of Bar Examiners; Member, Legislative Committee of the Arkansas Bar Association; Member, Scribes–The American Society of Legal Writers.