Class Notes 2000-2009

Russell Marlin, ’00, is now a managing attorney with Taylor King and Associates, P.A.

Paul Bennett, ’01, was reappointed to the Southeast Arkansas College Board of Trustees by Gov. Mike Beebe.

Charlene Fleetwood, ’01, is now a senior staff attorney with the Arkansas Supreme Court – Office of Professional Conduct.

Erika Gee, ’01, has joined Wright, Lindsey & Jennings, LLP as part of their government relations group.

Chuck Graham, ’01, was appointed Special Associate Justice to the Arkansas Supreme Court by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

Chad Horner, ’01, is now chief counsel for labor and employment at Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC in Wichita, KS.

Dustin Jones, ’01, has been appointed a Special Associate Justice to the Arkansas Supreme Court by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

John Peiserich, ’01, is now vice president and general counsel for Alta Mesa Idaho.

Brad Phelps, ’01, is now associate general counsel of the Arkansas State University System.

Leslie Rutledge, ’01, has been elected Arkansas Attorney General. She was sworn in on Jan. 13, 2015 as the first female Arkansas Attorney General.

Kevin Ryan, ’01, is now Associate Dean for Professional Programs at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. Ryan also serves as the Co Director of the Doctor in Public Health Program and has a faculty appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management.

Sheldon Smith,’01, is now owner at Skinstar Laser.

Sarah Page Tacker, ’02, has been hired as Deputy Attorney General for Public Protection by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.

Kimberly Dale, ’03, was appointed to the Sex Offenders Assessment Committee by Gov. Mike Beebe.

David W. Kamps, ’03, is now a partner with Kamps & Stotts, PLLC.

Kevin Lemley, ’03, has opened his own law practice, Kevin M. Lemley, PA.

Carmen Mosley-Sims, ’03, is now assistant director of the DHS Division of Youth Services.

Ginger Stuart, ’03, was sworn in as Lonoke City Attorney.

Amber Bagley, ’04, was appointed to the Arkansas Commission for the Newborn Umbilical Cord Blood Initiative by Gov. Mike Beebe. Amber was elected president of Youth Home’s board of directors.

Lori L. Burrows, ’04, has  been named vice president and general counsel for the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc.

Lisa Douglas, ’04, was chosen by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the Top 100 litigation lawyers in AR for 2014.

David L. Jones, ’04, is now a partner with Wright, Lindsey & Jennings, LLP.

Brooke Augusta Ware, , ’04, is now an adjunct professor in the Nonprofit Leadership Studies Department at UALR.

Professor Jessie Burchfield, ’05, is now the Associate Dean for Information and Technology Services and Law Library Director at the Bowen Law School.

Chris Carrington, ’05, is now a partner at Foster, Graham, Milstein & Calisher in Denver, CO.

Staci Croom-Raley, ’05, earned a Silver Stevie Award during the 10th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in the Business. She also was named Female Executive of the Year in the government/non-profit category.

Vince Morris, ’05, was presented the award for Innovations in Justice Technology from NLADA at this year’s Equal Justice Conference.

Kessa Smith, ’05, has been appointed to the Health Services Permit Commission by Gov. Mike Bebee.

William Smith, ‘ 05, is now a director at Nova University in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Erin S. Brogdon, ’06, is now a partner with Wright, Lindsey & Jennings, LLP.

Dustin Chapman, ’06, and Andy Marshall, ’13, have joined Brazil, Adlong & Mickel, PLC.

Grant Cox, ’06, has been named a member at Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull, PLLC.

Kathleen McDonald, ’06, organized Helping our Heros, a highly successful pro bono event which provided area first responders with estate-planning documents. Ms. McDonald has been asked to chair a similar event to be held in the fall.

Lauren Hamilton, ’06, is now a partner at Hilburn, Calhoon, Harper, Pruniski & Calhoun, Ltd.

Stephanie Harris, ’06, was recognized in Arkansas Life as an Arkansan of the Year for 2014.

Kristen S. Moyers, ’06, is now a partner with Wright, Lindsey & Jennings, LLP.

Bianca Rucker, ’06, was re-appointed as president of the NWA Debtor Creditor Bar Association and was recognized as a rising star in bankruptcy in the 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers edition of Super Lawyers Magazine.

Leah Wilson, ’06, is now a Senior Tax Associate at McGladery in Houston, TX.

Chad Cumming, ’07, is now a shareholder at Gil Ragon Owen, P.A.

Justin Huett,  ’07, is now an attorney with The Law Office of Kathryn L. Hudson.

Joseph W. Price II, ’07, has been named a member at Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull, PLLC.

Monty Baugh, ’08, is now an attorney at Southwest Power Pool.

Chrishauna Clark, ’08, is now an attorney ad litem at Administrative Office of the Courts, AR.

Luke Ferguson,  ’08, is now senior vice president and general counsel for the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce and Conway Development Corp.

Matt Foerster, ’08, is a referee with the Professional Referee Organization.

Christopher McNulty, ’08, was named as a Top 40 under 40 by Arkansas Business.

Paul Parnell, ’08, has become a member of the Rose Law Firm.

Katie Pipkin, ’08, is now assistant vice president and trust officer at Bank of the Ozarks.

Robin Sullivan, ’08, has founded Sullivan & Cox, PLLC.

Chris Turnage, ’08, was named as Top 40 under 40 by Arkansas Business.

Matt Barker, ’09, is now a business manager for Gumi American in San Francisco, CA.

Amir A. Fazel, ’09, is now Associate Counsel with Lacroix Mathers in Langley, British Columbia.

Ava Franks, ’09, is now Vice President and Director of Government Relations at the Arkansas Bankers Association.

Andrew Parker, ’09, was named to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission by Gov. Mike Beebe.

Amber Schubert, ’09, is now assistant attorney general at the Arkansas Attorney General’s office.

Natasha Sumter, ’09, is now a Workers’ Compensation Team Leader at the BerkleyNet Underwriters in Virginia.

Idonia Trotter,’09, is now the executive director of Gateway to Care in Houston, TX.

Kacey Ziegler, ’09, has joined the Nash Law Firm.