Rutledge Welcomes Summer Session II Law Clerks
July 26, 2017
Says ‘law clerks are an incredible asset to the State’
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge welcomed a new class of law clerks for the second summer session to the Attorney General’s office. These law students work in various departments assisting with legal research, drafting memos and legal documents and accompanying lawyers at trials, client meetings and hearings.
“Attorney General’s office law clerks are an incredible asset to the State,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “Law clerks work with some of Arkansas’s top attorneys and are exposed to the fulfilling experience of service in the public sector. The law clerk program is a great service-learning opportunity for students.”
John Michael Adkins, a second-year student at the University of Arkansas School of Law, is clerking in the State Agencies Department. He received a degree in cultural anthropology from the University of Arkansas in 2007 and a nursing degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2012. Adkins is from Fayetteville and graduated from Fayetteville High School in 2002.
Ethan Ellis, a second-year student at the University of Arkansas School of Law, is clerking in the Public Protection Department. He graduated from Arkansas State University in 2016 with a degree in English. Ellis is from Conway and graduated from Conway Christian School in 2012.
Lacey Johnson, a third-year student at the University of Arkansas School of Law, is clerking in the Civil Department. She graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in 2014 with degrees in history and technical theatre. Johnson is from Little Rock where she graduated from high school in 2007.
Troy “Teddy” Stewart, a third-year student at the University of Georgia School of Law, is clerking in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. He graduated from the University of California San Diego with a degree in philosophy in 2015. Stewart is from Temecula, California, and graduated from Linfield Christian High School in Temecula, California in 2010.