Date of Appointment to Current Position: 2014
Education: B.S., State College of Arkansas (now University of Central Arkansas), 1968;
J.D., University of Arkansas, 1972.
Law-Related Employment: North Little Rock City Attorney (1973-1974);
Arkansas House of Representatives (1975-1982);
Arkansas State Senate (1983-2002) Chairman:
Legislative Council (1997-1999) Chairman: Joint Budget Committee (2001 - 2002);
Arkansas Assistant Attorney General (2003-2006).
Prior Judicial Experience: Appointed Judge, Arkansas Court of Appeals, 2011-2012;
Appointed Justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 2013-2014.
Law Practice or Teaching Areas:
Partner, Hale, Hendricks, Hoofman and Thurman;
Senior Partner, Hoofman and Bingham, North Little Rock, Arkansas.
Other: Arkansas Highway Commissioner (2007-2011).