Attorney General Rutledge selects 9 Bowen students as law clerks

Nine University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law students have been selected to clerk for the state of Arkansas by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s office for the spring 2019 semester. 

“The law clerk program exposes students to the fulfilling experience of public service,” Rutledge said. “Law clerks play a valuable role for the state performing research and writing for Arkansas’s top attorneys in a great service-learning environment.”

The new law clerks include Sarah Fendley, Hannah Johnston, Edward Mader, Robert Murphy, Amanda Partridge, Sydney Sadler, Christian Scott, Chandra Smith, and Katelyn Spellman.

More information about the Bowen students:

  •      Sarah Fendley, a second-year student at Bowen, is clerking in the Civil Department. She graduated from Lyon College with a Bachelor of Arts in English and art in 2009 and from Henderson State University with a Master of Liberal Arts in 2013. Fendley is from Hot Springs and graduated from Lake Hamilton High School in 2005.
  •      Hannah Johnston, a second-year student at Bowen, is clerking in the State Agencies Department. She graduated from Auburn University in 2017 with a degree in public relations. Johnston is from Auburn, Alabama, and graduated from Auburn High School in 2013.

  •      Edward Mader, a second-year Bowen student, is clerking in the Criminal Department. He graduated from the University of Dallas in 2006 with a degree in philosophy. Mader is from Bentonville and graduated from Bentonville High School in 2002.

  •      Robert Murphy, a third-year student at Bowen School of Law, is clerking in the Public Protection Department. He graduated from Hendrix College in 2015 with a degree in creative writing. Murphy is from Little Rock and graduated from Episcopal Collegiate School in 2011.

  •      Amanda Partridge, a second-year Bowen student, is clerking in the Public Protection Department. She graduated from Harding University with a degree in English in 2011. Partridge is from Little Rock and graduated from Central Arkansas Christian High School in 2008.

  •      Sydney Sadler, a second-year student at Bowen, is clerking in the Public Protection Department. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 2017. Sadler is from Springfield, Missouri, and graduated from Kickapoo High School in Springfield in 2013.

  •      Christian Scott, a second-year Bowen student, is clerking in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. She graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a major in history in 2016. Scott is from Mountain View and graduated from Mountain View High School in 2012.

  •      Chandra Smith, a second-year student at Bowen School of Law, is clerking in the Civil Department. She graduated from Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa, with degrees in business administration and criminal justice in 2017. Smith is from Bloomfield, Iowa, and graduated from Davis County High School in Bloomfield in 2013.

  • Katelyn Spellman, a second-year Bowen student, is clerking in the Criminal Department. She graduated from the Penn State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Spellman is from Montrose, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Montrose Area High School in 2011.
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