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I am a trial attorney in Fayetteville, AR focused on state and federal criminal cases.  I have handled thousands of felony cases and had numerous jury trials, including trials on Death Penalty cases.  I have taught classes on the topic of Criminal Law at the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy, and I have taught classes for continuing legal education credit to other attorneys in my area of practice.  In 2007 I served as President of the Benton County Bar Association.  I am the former senior trial attorney at the Benton County Prosecuting Attorney's office.   I am a trial lawyer.  My practice is focused on State and Federal Criminal defense and general civil litigation.   


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    14 years



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  • Troy L. Whitlow

    I have been in court with Drew Ledbetter many times. He possesses superb trial skills and is very knowledgeable in the law. I highly recommend Mr. Ledbetter.


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  • Joshua S. Bryant

    I worked with Drew when I was a lowly law clerk and have observed him many times in Court. I trust his judgment, knowledge, and skill implicitly. I highly recommend Drew Ledbetter. I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

Ledbetter Cline, PLLC

112 S. East Ave
Fayetteville, AR, 72701

Rogers, AR

Bentonville, AR



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BEST ATTORNYArkansas Times Newspaper2013
Recognition of Service as PresidentBenton County Bar Association2007
Recognition of Service as Vice PresidentBenton County Bar Association2006
Award of ExcellenceOklahoma State Bureau of Investigation2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerLedbetter Cline, PLLC.2013 - Present
PartnerBrady, Platt, & Ledbetter2008 - 2012
Senior Trial AttorneyBenton County Prosecuting Attorney's Office2004 - 2008
AttorneyEverett Law Firm2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Benton County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Washington County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Arkansas Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2003 - Present
Benton County Bar AssociationPresident2006 - 2007
Benton County Bar AssociationVice President2005 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Arkansas v. Serafin Sandoval VegaPlea bargain reached during trial.
State of Arkansas v. Jose Enrique CamachoPlea bargain reached during trial.
State of Arkansas v. Roxanna HernandezPlea bargain reached.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Benton County Bar JournalYear in Review2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas - FayettevilleN/AJD - Juris Doctor2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spring CLEJury Nullification: Ethical Considerations for Trial Advocates2016
Meet the ExpertsTrying Murder Cases2015
AACDL Summer ConferenceBloodstain Analysis2015
Continuing EducationBail Bonding and Handguns2012
DWI awareness seminarDWI Law2008
Methamphetamine Awareness WeekMeth Awareness2007
Arkansas Law Enforcment Training AcademySearch and Seizure Law2006
Arkansas Law Enforcment Training AcademySearch and Seizure Law2005