Clinton High School, Clinton, AR - 1981 Arkansas Tech University, B.S. - 1983 University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, J.D. - 1987
Public Defender Van Buren and Searcy Counties 1989-95
Law Practice or Teaching Areas:
Private Law Practice 1987-95
Prior Judicial Experience:
20th Judicial District Circuit/Chancery/Juvenile Judge 1995-96, 20th Judicial District Circuit/Chancery Judge 1997-2000, Associate Judge Arkansas Court of Appeals 2001-2010, Associate Justice Arkansas Supreme Court 2011 - present
Arkansas Judicial Council; Arkansas Bar Association; American Bar Association; Van Buren/Searcy County Bar Association- Past President and Member; Faulkner County Bar Association, Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, Law Journal Member; Assistant Casenote Editor; Survey of Arkansas Workers Compensation Law; Arkansas Continuing Legal Education Board, Supreme Court Liaison; Arkansas Professional Practicum Committee, Supreme Court Liaison.