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University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law
JD - Juris Doctor
University of Central Arkansas
BA - Bachelor of Arts
Blake v. Shellstrom
Travis v. Southern Farm Bureau Cas. Ins. Co.
Arkansas Gerontological Society
2014 - Present
American Inns of Court
2010 - Present
Arkansas Bar Association
2009 - Present
Honors and Awards
Ruth Brunson Award for Outstanding Service to the Law Review
University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law
American Bar Association
Saline County Lifestyles
Time Well Spent
U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev.
Criminial Law-No Right to Revoke and Avoid Search- Ninth Circuit Rules that Consent to Airport Screening Cannot be Revoked in an Administrative Search. United States v. Aukai, 497 F.3D 955 (9th Cir. 2007).