Chief Justice John Dan Kemp, Position 1

Chief Justice John Dan Kemp, Position 1
Year Elected or Appointed to Current Position

B.A. (Political Science), University of Arkansas (1973); J.D., University of Arkansas School of Law (1976).

Law-Related Employment: 
City Attorney, Mountain View, 1976.

Law Practice or Teaching Areas: 
Attorney in private practice, 1976-1986.

Prior Judicial Experience: 
Judge, Mountain View Municipal Court, 1977-1986; Judge, Calico Rock City Court, 1979-1981; Circuit Judge, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 1987-2016 (Drug Court Judge, 2003-2016).

Arkansas Adult Probation Commission, 1989-1993; Arkansas Municipal Judges Association (President, 1983); Arkansas Judicial Council (President, 2011); Mountain View Chamber of Commerce; Mountain View Lions Club.

Delegate, Arkansas Constitutional Convention, 1978.