Debra Joan Cheatham Reece

Debra Joan Cheatham Reece

Criminal Defense Attorney
Russellville, AR




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About Me

I love the law.  It's that simple.  It's all I ever wanted to do.  I worked hard all my life, raised two sons as a single mom after divorcing when they were young, and watched while people I knew and loved got screwed by the system.  I became a lawyer to try to help people in that system.  My practice is state-wide, although I love Pope County and moved back here to be close to my dad and brother....

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Very Knowledgeable & Dedicated Attorney With Tenacity and Excellent Skills.

Posted by: Mark about 2 years ago.

I had spoken to several Attorneys in the local area and one of them suggested Ms. Reece out of Russellville. I drove the longer distance to meet her...
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Showing 2 of 21 peer endorsements

Cody Wayne Dowden
Cody Dowden

Rogers, AR

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Ms. Reece has the experience to help when you need it the most. I recall having worked with her as a prosecutor, and she was always a knowledgeable...
Christian K. Lassen II
Christian Lassen

Philadelphia, PA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.
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2003 License Status: Authorized to practice for the state of Arkansas.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/11/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2007 – present

Reece Law Firm


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2003 Juris Doctorate w/ High Honors in Law

UALR Bowen School of Law


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2013 Mid-South Rising Stars

Super Lawyers


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2011- present Board of Directors

Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

2010 "The Dangers of Dabbling in Criminal Defense"

Arkansas Trial Lawyer's Association "Docket" Magazine

Speaking Engagements

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2009 Criminal Appeals

at Appellate Advocacy Seminar

2007 Solo Practitioner Office Mgmt

at Solo practitioner panel